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ECB/CompNet Online Event
Productivity, trade and financial flows in the face of a pandemic: a European perspective

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Webex meeting

Participation is by invitation only.

ECB/CompNet Online Event

The coronavirus (COVID-19) may have lasting effects on the global and the European economies. This online event features a keynote lecture on the environment in which European firms operate and how it may be affected by the pandemic. A high-level panel will also discuss how COVID-19 may be reshaping international trade and capital flows.

Programme

Summary

14:30

Registration (Webex)

15:00

Welcome address

  • Frank Smets, Director General, Directorate General Economics, European Central Bank
  • Filippo di Mauro, Chairman, CompNet
15:10

Keynote speech

Firms concentration, trade and productivity – recent trends in EU countries and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic

Marc Melitz, Harvard University

15:55
Break
16:00

Policy panel

How is COVID-19 reshaping international trade and capital flows?

Chair: Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank

17:15

End of event

This programme may be subject to change without notice.

General information

Language

English

Local organisers

Ettore Dorrucci, Roberta Serafini, Philipp Meinen (all European Central Bank, Directorate General Economics, Euro Area External Sector and Euro Adoption Division)

Contacts