Past Events

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

Strengthening Climate Risk Metrics – A Roadmap for 2021

23 February 2021 | Online | By Invitation
Monetary, Roundtables | Tags: Central Banks, Climate Risk, Financial Supervision, Monetary Policy Operations, Risk Metrics
Climate risks are financial risks. As such they must be incorporated into all investment decisions, including those by banks, investors and asset managers. They must also become an integral part of central banks’ monetary policy operations, as well as of financial supervision – both on ... continue reading

Reforming Tax Expenditures – Focus on Europe

11, 18 and 25 February, 2021 | Online
Fiscal, Roundtables | Tags: Consumption Tax, Corporate Tax, Personal Income Tax, Tax Expenditures, Tax Reform, Wealth Tax
A significant amount of government funding worldwide is channeled through tax breaks, aka “tax expenditures” (TEs), in the form of exemptions, deductions, credits, deferrals, and reduced tax rates. Despite their magnitude and the fact that their net impact on government budgets is the same as direct ... 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