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MB Coronakrise

: 24th FMM Online Conference - The Corona Crisis: Macroeconomic Implications and Policies for Sustainable Recovery

Veranstalter: Hans-Böckler-Stiftung (IMK)
Ort: online
vom: 28.10.2020, 13:45 Uhr
bis: 30.10.2020

The Forum for Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies (FMM) organizes an annual conference that seeks to promote an exchange between competing theoretical paradigms and covers present debates on macroeconomic theories and issues. This year’s conference will be replaced by an online event The Corona Crisis: Macroeconomic Implications and Policies for Sustainable Recovery on the dates of 28 till 30 October 2020 with online presentations and discussions by experts in the field. A total of nine moderated panel discussions will be held, covering topics ranging from the role of China in the global economy, across issues of economic growth and sustainability, to the debate about Modern Monetary Theory.

Session 1: Recovery and transformation in the EU: how and what to finance

Chair: Andrew Watt, IMK Macroeconomic Policy Institute

The EU economic policy response to COVID-19: the July historic European Council deal and challenges ahead
Jean-Pierre Vidal, Cabinet European Council President

Own Resources for the EU – New Challenges and Options (pdf)
Margit Schratzenstaller, Austrian Institute of economic research (WIFO)

Public investment needs for a sustainable European recovery (pdf)
Francesco Saraceno, French Economic Observatory (OFCE)

Session 2: Theories of inflation: do central banks control the price level?

Chair: Andrea Terzi, Franklin University Switzerland

Inflation is always and everywhere a political phenomenon
Frances Coppola, Financial writer & commentator

Some Reflections on Prices, Inflation, and Macroeconomic Policy (pdf)
Scott Fullwiler, University of Missouri - Kansas City
                           
Some Thoughts on “Do Central Banks Control the Price Level?
Karl Whelan, University College Dublin

Session 3: The Fed and the ECB in uncharted warters

Chair: Elisabeth Springler, FH BFI Wien

After IT, LFP and YCC is what I see for the FRB and ECB
Adam Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Central Bank challenges and the revision of monetary frameworks(pdf)
Vitor Constancio, University of Lisbon

A true strategy for the ECB (pdf)
Peter Bofinger, University of Würzburg

Session 4: Into sharp relief – Corona and Inequality
Chair: Miriam Rehm, University Duisburg-Essen

Impact of COVID-19 on Inequality and the Macroeconomy: Considering Dual Causality (pdf) 
Steven Fazzari, Washington University

Path Dependence, Pandemic, and Inequality (pdf)
Daniele Tavani, Colorado State University

Gender Inequality in the Corona Crisis (pdf) 
Bettina Kohlrausch, Institute of economic and social research (WSI)

Session 5: Green growth or degrowth

Chair: Eckhard Hein, Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR Berlin)

The macroeconomics of degrowth (pdf)
Steffen Lange, Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW)     

No growth by design - a macroeconomic environmental model for Canada (pdf)
Peter Victor, York University

The role of labor markets in ecological macroeconomics (pdf)
Armon Rezai, Vienna University of Economics and Business

Session 6: The future of global capitalism

Chair: Jan Priewe, IMK Macroeconomic Policy Institute

Where will the good jobs come from? (pdf)
Dani Rodrik, Harvard University

Is progressive capitalism/social democracy the answer?
Joseph Stiglitz, Colombia University New York

Global Capitalism (pdf) 
Branko Milanovic, City University of New York

Session 7: China´s perspective after Corona

Chair: Heike Joebges, University of Applied Sciences (HTW Berlin)

Post-covid China: Medium term economic outlook (pdf)
Alicia García-Herrero, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The Consequences of China‘s Development Model and the Challenges of the Pandemic (pdf)
Matthew C. Klein, Barron’s

Impact of Covid-19 on China‘s foreign trade (pdf)
Laike Yang, East China Normal University, ECNU, Shanghai

Session 8: Corona and the crisis of Latin Amerika

Chair: Svenja Flechtner,University of Siegen, Barbara Fritz, Free University of Berlin

The search for a Latin American Consensus 2020 (pdf)
José Antonio Ocampo, Colombia University New York

The COVID crisis and social protection responses in Latin America (pdf)
Merike Blofield, German Institute of Global and Area Studies

Corona crisis and economic policies of the Bolsonaro government (pdf)
Luiz Fernando de Paula, Institute of Economics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (IE/UERJ)

Session 9: Global Value Chains after Corona

Chair: Hansjörg Herr, Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR Berlin)

What do we learn from COVID-19 about the resilience of global value chains for medical supplies (1) (pdf)?
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Gary Gereffi, Duke University

Resilience, resistance, and recovery? Restructuring the electronics industry global value chains post Covid-19.(pdf)
Gale Raj-Reichert, WZB Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)

The Impact of Covid-19 on Manufacturers and Workers at the Bottom of Garment Global Supply Chains (pdf)
Mark Anner, PennState College

contact:
fmm[at]boeckler.de

programm (pdf)

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