Events

Upcoming IEP@BU Events

WEBINAR
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Geopolitical Strategic Perspectives of the Global Minimum Tax

In 2022-23, the Model Rules of Pillar Two have been approved by the OECD and at EU level through a Directive, introducing a 15% global minimum tax (GMT). Pillar Two is now fully operative and binding in the EU. Who bears the costs? Who gets the benefits? A first assessment, with Reuven Avi-Yonah, Ana Cinta González Cabral, and Carlo Garbarino.

Aula Manfredini, Via Sarfatti 25, first floor
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Goodbye Globalization? A conversation with Elisabeth Braw

The end of the Cold War marked the beginning of a phase of borderless hyperglobalization. Recently, a profound shift has begun to take place. "Slowbalization" and "De-globalization" are neologisms well describing the present situation. Supply chains are disrupted, Russia has been expelled from the global economy after its invasion of Ukraine, China  and the US. are confronting each other in the logic of a war fought with the "grammar of commerce" . Given these pressures, what will the future of our world economy look like?

AULA FRANCESCHI - BOCCONI UNIVERSITY, VIA SARFATTI 25
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European Parliament Elections: What the Result Might Mean for Europe's Future

As Europe prepares for the 2024 elections to the European Parliament in June, this panel brings together European thought leaders to discuss the implications of the elections for the EU's future.
With: Catherine De Vries, Sylvie Goulard, Isabell Hoffmann, Eleanor Spaventa.

@ Rome
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Europe's De-Risking Plans: Between Ambitions and Reality

Le strategie economiche europee danno grande rilevanza al de-risking dalla Cina, ovvero alla riduzione delle dipendenze nei settori strategici, rifiutando però una più ampia separazione delle economie, data l’importanza dei rapporti economici con Pechino, soprattutto per alcuni paesi. Con Agathe Demarais (ECFR), Daniel Gros (IEP@BU), and Stefano Feltri (IEP@BU)

WEBINAR
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Why are Populist Parties so Successful in the EU?

The June 2024 European Elections will see once again a competition between mainstream parties and populist, or nativist movements.  Laurenz Guenther finds that, while policymaking represents the economic attitudes of citizens relatively well, there exist large representation gaps on cultural issues in nearly all European countries.

With Laurentz Guenther (IEP@BU),  Stephanie Hofmann (EUI and IEP@BU), and Stefano Feltri (IEP@BU).

Sala Europa - Villa Schifanoia, Via Boccaccio 121 - Florence
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From Birth to Maturity: Ten Years of Banking Union

The Florence School of Banking and Finance Annual Conference, co-organized this year with the Institute for European Policymaking at Bocconi University, will examine the Banking Union’s “mature” phase against the background of the early state and goals.

LIBRERIA EGEA - SALA DI LETTURA, VIALE BLIGNY 22, MILANO
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Geopolitica delle elezioni Europee
LIBRERIA EGEA - SALA DI LETTURA, VIALE BLIGNY 22, MILANO
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The EU in the chips war
LIBRERIA EGEA - SALA DI LETTURA, VIALE BLIGNY 22, MILANO
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US elections and the future of EU strategy autonomy
LIBRERIA EGEA - SALA DI LETTURA, VIALE BLIGNY 22, MILANO
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Geopolitics of Climate

Past Events

Bruxelles - Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU Rue Wiertz 77, 1040 Brussels
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EU Innovation Policy: How to Escape the Middle Technology Trap?

The launch event of the report on EU Innovation Policy, a joint project IEP@BU-CESifo-TSE.

WEBINAR
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Lobbying the EU: How Corporations Shape EU Policies in an Electoral Year

Do firms gain from lobbying at the European level? And, if they gain something, what do they exactly get? Which role do European companies and their lobbyists play in European elections? 

With Alberto Alemanno (HEC), Catherine De Vries (IEP@BU), Ernesto Di Giovanni (Utopia), Nilanjana (Nel) Dutt (IEP@BU).

LIBRERIA EGEA - SALA DI LETTURA, VIALE BLIGNY 22, MILANO
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How serious is the risk of disinformation and misinformation in the EU elections?
WEBINAR
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The WTO Ministerial Conference and the Future of International Trade

Is there any imminent resolution on the horizon to address this crisis that undermined the strength of the World Trade Organization? How the WTO can promote sustainable development through its rules and negotiations? How are its members undertaking the task of modernizing the legal framework that governs global trade subsequent to the conclusion of the 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) held in Abu Dhabi from 26th February to 2nd March 2024? With Leonardo Borlini, Matthias Goldmann, Huaxia Lai, Mitsuo Matsushita, Petros C. Mavroidis André Sapir, Giorgio Sacerdoti, Thomas J. Schoenbaum, and Hong Zhao.

BOCCONI UNIVERSITY, ROENTGEN BUILDING, 5-C4-SR03
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Brainstorming - Commission anti-subsidy investigation on Chinese BEVs

Join us for a brainstorming seminar dissecting the anti-subsidy investigation on Chinese Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) launched by the Commission. The paper explores the economic and legal aspects of this case highlighting the peculiar pricing strategies of European and Chinese manufacturers, the policy conflict with the Green Transition and the EU’s own support for batteries.

WEBINAR
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A IEP@BU Webinar Series: The Future of the EU Institutions

In view of the European Parliamentary elections IEP@BU is launching a series of webinars on the future of the EU institutions. Whereas, there has not been any Treaty change since the Lisbon Treaty, the role of the European Council, the European Commission and the European Parliament have evolved considerably in the past 15 years or so. The inaugural digital event will take place on March, 25, 12.30-14.00 with the following speakers: Giuliano Amato; Sylvie Goulard; Mario Monti; Eleanor Spaventa.

LIBRERIA EGEA - Sala di lettura, Viale Bligny 22, Milano
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La guerra estesa dall'Ucraina a Gaza: l'UE tra neoidealismo e paesi non allineati

L’evento inaugurale del ciclo di Dibattiti di geopolitica che IEP@UB, l’Institute for European Policymaking@ Bocconi University, organizza insieme alla rivista Il Grand Continent, in collaborazione con Egea.

CANCELED
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Towards a more sustainable world: which role for Central Banks?

We will host as our guest speaker Sabine Mauderer, Chair of Central Banks and Supervisors NGFS (Network for Greening the Financial System) and Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank.

Room N08, Ground Floor of Velodromo Building
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Political Dynamics and Consequences of Climate Policy

To achieve climate mitigation goals under the Paris Agreement and EU legislation, more ambitious climate policies are being discussed and implemented, bringing climate change to the center of the political arena. Therefore, investigating the interplay between climate change mitigation efforts and political dynamics becomes crucial. 

WEBINAR
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CBAM and the Global South, The Unintended Consequences of the EU’s Carbon Pricing System

Global South countries will struggle to deal with unintended consequences of the EU carbon pricing scheme: they are being asked to limit additions to the stock of carbon from now on. This is without any significant financial transfers, or, more importantly, in this case, a transfer of technology.

With Gianmarco Ottaviano (IEP@BU), Katheline Schubert (Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne), Partha Sen (CESifo).