Panel

Liberalizing Services Trade. Insights from the OECD STRI

17 February 2022 16:00-17:00 CET | Online
Panel, Trade | Tags: Services Trade, Trade Liberalization
Global services trade regulations showed signs of liberalization in 2021, hitting a pause button on the steady rise in trade barriers witnessed in previous years. According to the recently released 2021 Services Trade Restrictiveness Index (STRI), services liberalization outpaced new restrictions during 2021. This however ... continue reading

Digital Trade Policies – Charting a Way Towards More Transparency

3 June, 2021 15.00-16.00 CET | Online
Panel, Trade | Tags: Digitalization, Trade Policy
The digital transformation of economic activities, including international trade, has accelerated during the Covid-19 crisis. Consequently, policies affecting trade in the digital economy have gained prominence in the WTO as well as regional trade agreements. The Joint Statement Initiative (JSI) on e-commerce that is currently ... continue reading

Reforming Tax Expenditures – Challenges and Barriers in the United States

14 April, 2021 20.00 CET, 14.00 EDT | Online
Fiscal, Panel | Tags: Tax Expenditures, Tax Reform
The panel addressed the main challenges and barriers holding back reform of the tax expenditure system in the US including:  The politics of tax expenditures “Negative” and “positive” tax expenditures Collecting racial, ethnic, and gender information Improving transparency in public finance management. ... continue reading

Monetary Policy Operations and Financial Regulation to Green the Financial System

22 February, 2021 18.00 CET | Online
Monetary, Panel | Tags: Asset Purchases, Financial Regulation, Monetary Policy Operations, Targeted Refinancing Lines
The panel discussion will explore policy options – large-scale asset purchases, long-term refinancing operations, collateral framework and prudential regulation – to green the financial system, as well as debate their feasibility and effectiveness. ... continue reading

Central Banks and Inequality – COVID-19 and Beyond

7, 11 and 14 December, 2020 | Online
Monetary, Panel | Tags: Central Banks, Financial Regulation, Inequality, Monetary Policy
A three-part series on “Central Banking and Inequality—COVID-19 and Beyond.” The three discussions will cover the link between inequality and financial regulation, financial market infrastructure, and monetary policy. ... continue reading