Economics

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IIEA29th June 20183min

At the Euro Summit today, Friday 29 June, Leaders of Eurozone countries will discuss the proposed programme of limited reforms agreed by Germany and France at a recent bilateral meeting. It is important for countries such as Ireland to understand changes in the approach of both countries to EMU reform since the crisis.

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Robert Watt, Secretary General Department of Public Expenditure & Reform
IIEA19th June 20181min

Robert Watt discussed how the Ten-Year Capital Plan will respond to Ireland’s key international and domestic challenges, and outlined governance arrangements to ensure its implementation.

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Joost Korte, Director General, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion at the European Commission, Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Marie Sherlock, Chief Economist at SIPTU,Tony Donohoe, Head of Education and Social Policy at Ibec,Dan O’Brien, Chief Economist at the IIEA (Event Chair)
IIEA7th June 20181min

The theme of the seminar was The 2018 European Semester: Inclusive Growth and Fairness for Ireland and Europe.

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Lory Kehoe, Managing Director, ConsenSys, Mai Santamaria, Senior Financial Advisor, Department of Finance
IIEA6th June 20181min

The panel discuseds blockchain, how it works and the potential it holds to disrupt many existing internet products and services. They also discussed the opportunities and threats arising out of this, particularly in relation to data privacy and the future of the data driven business model of the internet.

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Mady Delvaux, MEP and Former JURI Rapporteur, Civil Law Rules on Robotics
IIEA30th May 20181min

Ms Delvaux discussed her report with recommendations to the Commission, on Civil Law Rules for Robotics. She also discussed the EU’s recent progress on this issue, including the European Commission's call for increased financial and other investment in AI within Europe.