Past events

CEPSlab18 - EconPol Lab

Taxation of the digital economy

Friday, 23 February 2018 9h15 – 10h30, The Egg, Bara Street 175, 1070 Brussels

Digital technologies and products are playing an increasingly important role as critical drivers of economic growth in Europe. The digital transformation, however, presents huge challenges for national tax systems. In a world where businesses rely on intangible assets whose value is difficult to establish and trade occurs electronically without physical presence, current tax rules no longer appear fit for purpose. This panel will explore what would qualify as the ‘fair’ taxation of corporations providing digital goods and services and chart potential reforms of the international tax system to tackle these challenges.

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1st EconPol Europe CESifo PhD Workshop

Economic and Fiscal Policy in Europe

1-2 February 2018, CESifo Conference Centre, Poschingerstrasse 5, 81679 Munich

The first CESifo EconPol Europe PhD Workshop for current and recent doctoral students took place at the ifo Institute in Munich, Germany on 1–2 February, 2018. EconPol Europe – The European Network for Economic and Fiscal Policy Research is a unique collaboration of nine policy-oriented university and non-university research institutes that will contribute their expertise to the discussion of the future design of the European Union.

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EconPol Europe Founding Conference

First Annual Conference: "The Euro - Which Way to Go?"

9-10 November 2017, Thon EU Hotel, Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 75, B-1000 Brussels

EconPol Europe  - the new European Network for Economic and Fiscal Policy Research - has successfully concluded its official Founding Conference and first Annual Meeting. The 2-day conference focused on the governance of fiscal and monetary policy in Europe. It brought together not only the nine network members, but also around 200 high-profile researchers, politicians, experts and journalists to exchange their ideas regarding the economic and institutional development of the EU and the Eurozone. The event offered a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and discuss the network’s latest research.

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EconPol Europe Pre-Launch Event

22 June 2017, CEPS; Brussels, Belgium

EconPol Europe was officially launched on June 22, 2017 with a cluster of events in Brussels. ifo President Clemens Fuest and the representatives of eight other renowned European economic and fiscal policy research institutes have met to sign the cooperation agreement establishing this major European research network and to discuss its strategic orientation.

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