EU in Crisis

The wiiw seminar series ‘The EU in crisis’ is the continuation of two earlier wiiw seminar series, ‘Crisis management in Central, East and Southeast Europe: What is to be done?’ and ‘Policy options for the post-crisis economy in Central, East and Southeast Europe’.

In this series, our emphasis is on issues that affect the future of the European Union: we shall look at the EU crisis and at its effects on the rest of Europe. The future of the euro, the closer fiscal and economic cooperation of the member states, bail-out schemes, solutions to the prevailing debt problems in the southern rim of the Union, as well as possible disintegration are the topics we expect to remain of utmost importance in this and the coming years. The impact of the current systemic EU crisis on new member states, future enlargements and the neighbourhood of the EU will remain an integrated part of the discourse in this seminar series as well.

03  June 2013    5:00 pm

Central and Eastern European industrial relations in the crisis: national divergence and path-dependent change

Thomas Wieser, President of the Euro Working Group

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21  January 2013    5:00 pm

Alternative ways out of the crisis: rebuilding of a modern social state

Hannes Swoboda, Member of the European Parliament, President of the group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats

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14  January 2013    5:00 pm

"The" European Crisis

Alexander Van der Bellen, Member of the Vienna City Council

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17  December 2012    5:00 pm

Fiscal Federalism in the EU: Do Lessons from the US fit with the ideational setting of EMU?

Prof. Dr. Sonja Puntscher Riekmann, Jean Monnet Chair, Salzburg Centre of European Union Studies, Universität Salzburg

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10  December 2012    5:00 pm

Revisiting the case for Euro-adoption in the CEE countries. In focus: Hungary

Judit Neményi, Financial Research Plc., Budapest and Gábor Oblath, Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Budapest

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08  October 2012    5:00 pm

What went wrong in Slovenia and how to get out of the mess?

Joze P. Damijan, Institute for Economic Research, Ljubljana

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25  June 2012    5:00 pm

Growth and/or Austerity?

Kurt Bayer, EBRD Board Director

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31  May 2012    5:00 pm

Is EU Disintegration a Credible Scenario?

Anton Pelinka, Professor of Nationalism Studies and Political Science, Central European University, Budapest

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21  May 2012    5:00 pm

The crisis behind the crises

Franz Fischler, President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

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16  April 2012    4:00 pm

EU-36? Perspectives and constraints of EU-enlargement and neighbourhood policy

Peter Balázs, Central European University, Budapest

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20  February 2012    4:00 pm

Divided we stand? The way forward in EMU's hybrid structure

Karl Pichelmann, Senior Adviser, Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission

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