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ICEG EC Conference

Growth Patterns and Capital Formation in the Eastern EU Member States
     Date: 14th May, 2008

Venue: Brussels
Language of the conference: English

The conference will focus on special features and roots of growth from capital investments and formation in Eastern member states of the European Union in comparison with the rest of the EU. The presentations will be organized around the dynamics and composition of FDI inflows and outflows, impacts of FDI inflows, the relocation of FDI, industrial structure of investments, credit growth and investment booms.

The range of the topics linked to capital formation will be analysed from academic, policy maker and business aspects. The speakers will be leading representatives of the academic community and international organisations (European Commission, OECD, World Bank, UNCTAD,), and national authorities.

Further information: office@icegec.hu

Michael Landesmann

Wiener Institute für Internationale Wirtschaftsvergleiche

Growth challenges in the EU27: focus on the Eastern Member States

Pál Gáspár


Growth Challenges in the Eastern Member States

Selen Sarisoy Guerin

Center for European Policy Studies

FDI, Growth and Domestic Investment in Eastern NMS

Astrit Sulstarova


The effect of EU accession on the dynamics and composition of FDI inflows to new EU countrie

Laurian Lungu

Group of Applied Economics, Bucharest

What Drives the Romanian Economic Growth?

Marc Stocker


Is the investment boom in Central and Eastern Europe sustainable?

Péter Bilek   


Overview and some risks of investment developments in the Eastern EU Member States

Fabian Zuleeg

European Policy Center

Investment in the new Member States: What should be the future focus of the CEECs and of EU policy?

Christoph Rosenberg


Central and Eastern Europe:Global spillovers and external vulnerabilities

Filip Keereman

European Commission, DG-ECFIN

Public Investment, Catching up and the EU Fiscal Policy Framework