Upcoming Streaming Event

Rebuilding the Global Economy: Role of the ECB and European Commission in macroeconomic policy

Olivier Blanchard (PIIE), Jean Pisani-Ferry (PIIE), Ángel Ubide (Citadel LLC) and Lucrezia Reichlin (London Business School)


December 10, 2020 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM EST
Virtual Event

Event Summary

As part of the new series Rebuilding the Global Economy, the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) will hold a virtual event on December 10, 2020, to discuss memos from the following speakers, recommending policy priorities and solutions heading into 2021 for policymakers at the European Central Bank and the European Commission:

  • Olivier Blanchard to the President of the European Central Bank
  • Jean Pisani-Ferry to the President of the European Commission
  • Angel Ubide to the Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Commission

  Lucrezia Reichlin, professor of economics at London Business School, will provide commentary.


Rebuilding the Global Economy, launched by the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) in October 2020, is a series that lays out for policymakers heading into 2021 what needs to be repaired by defining critical and practical priorities, and offering credible solutions. These PIIE-led proposals will take the form of memoranda to policymakers and policy briefs, accompanied by data visualizations, blogs, videos, and virtual events with experts. The virtual discussions will outline a multi-faceted set of policy responses to achieve sustainable, inclusive economic growth and improve human welfare.