LLM Lecture Carsten Brzeski: 'Is it still politics, stupid?'

03-05-2017 van 18:00 tot 19:00
auditorium B van Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid (Campus Aula, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Gent)
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Op woensdag 3 mei 2017 brengt Carsten Brzeski, hoofdeconoom bij ING-DiBa, de LL.M.-lezing 'Is it still politics, stupid?'

About the lecture

Title: 'Is it still politics, stupid?'

A year ago, as the Eurozone crisis continued, Carsten Brzeski, Chief Economist at ING Germany, presented latest economic developments in the Eurozone and gave his views on political repercussions and the danger of a new vicious circle of the crisis.
This time in his lecture Mr. Brzeski will analyse the Eurozone economy and the future of the monetary union in yet another decisive year with important national elections taking place in many countries.

Registration is free. For non-LLM students, please confirm attendance before Friday 28-04-2017 to ms Berezhna.

About the guest speakerCarsten Brzeski

Carsten Brzeski is ING Germany’s Chief Economist. His main areas of expertise are economic and political developments in Germany and the Eurozone, including the monetary policy of the ECB. Mr. Brzeski frequently comments on macro‐economic developments in international media.

He started his career at ING in Brussels, where he was member of the Economics Department from 2008 to mid‐2014. Prior to joining ING, Mr. Brzeski worked at ABN Amro’s Economics Department in Amsterdam and spent almost 4 years at the European Commission in the unit dealing with monetary and exchange rate matters in Europe. From 2000 to early 2004, he was Senior Policy Advisor on European and international economic issues at the Dutch Ministry of Finance.

Carsten is a graduate in Economics at Free University of Berlin. He also studied at Northeastern University in Boston and Harvard University in Cambridge, USA.