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14. FIW Workshop: Rebalancing the Global Economy

14. FIW-Workshop "Rebalancing the Global Economy"


Slides are now online!


Time:              18th of March, 2011


Location:         Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB)

                      Otto-Wagner-Platz 3, 1090 Wien, Veranstaltungssaal (ground floor)




 9:00     Entrance, coffee


 9:30     Opening Remarks by Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald (OeNB) and Fritz Breuss (FIW, WIFO)


 9:40     Session I

Chairman: Michael Landesmann (FIW, wiiw)


          ·         Jeffrey A. Frieden (Harvard University)
                    Global Rebalancing: An US-American Perspective [slides]


          ·         C. P. Chandrasekhar (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

                    Global Rebalancing: An Asian Perspective [slides]


11:10    Coffee break


11:30    Session II

Chairman: Fritz Breuss (FIW, WIFO)


           ·         Andreas Wörgötter (OECD)
                     Imbalances within the Euro area [slides]


          ·         Alexander Swoboda (University of Geneva)
                    Identifying and Reducing Global Imbalances:
                    Current Account Imbalances[slides]


13:00    Lunch break


13:40    Session III: Policy Panel on Policy Options for Europe

Chairman: Fritz Breuss (FIW, WIFO)


·         Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald (OeNB) [slides]

·         Michael Losch (Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth) [slides]

·         Martin Larch (European Commission)



Werner Röger (European Commission) had to cancel his talk on
Global Imbalances in a Bipolar World


The workshop will be held in English.