ECB-conference "Challenges for long-run growth in the euro area"
Topics: - Benchmarking euro area/EU growth and productivity growth with other advanced economies. How much could be gained from catching up with best practice? - Which factors explain the TFP wedge with the US? What is the role of human capital, workforce organisation and management practices? - How important are firm characteristics such as size, age and financial structure (or credit constraints) in explaining growth at firm level? - What role do research and development, innovation and information technologies play in fostering long-term growth in the euro area? What kind of “R” for R&D? - - What is keeping Europe from the cutting edge of technology? - What are the most appropriate policy measures required to foster investment and innovation at firm level? - What prevents firms from adjusting optimally to shocks? How important is firm competition in this regard? What is the role of firm flexibility? What is the role of reallocation of resources between sectors and firms? - What are the skill requirements for stronger innovation and for a modern economy? What role skill mismatches might play in hampering productivity?
|Event dates:||2015-12-15 – 2015-12-16|
|Deadline Call for Papers:||2015-09-04|
|Organizer:||European Central Bank ECB|
Administrative organisers Nicola Bowen (Nicola.Bowen@ecb.europa.eu), +49-69-1344-6351, Tzveta Maneva (Tzveta.Maneva@ecb.europa.eu), +49-69-1344-6087
|Classification:||O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity|
|Event type:||Konferenzen, Tagungen; Conferences|