Webinar: EU Autumn 2019 Economic Forecast

  • November 14, 2019
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Get the latest on the European economy with an in-depth look at the European Commission’s newly released autumn 2019 Economic Forecast. This comprehensive forecast takes into account all the recent economic data and public policy developments through mid-October and weighs the prospects for European and global growth against a range of potential risks.

With a new European Commission set to take office in early December, the Brexit deadline delayed until January 31, and ongoing trade tensions weighing on the global economy, join Kris Orsini, Counsellor for Economic and Financial Affairs at the EU Delegation to the United States, and senior economist Ben Carliner for fresh insight and analysis.

Kristian Orsini is Counsellor for Economic and Financial Affairs at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States. His primary areas of responsibility include US economic and economic policy developments, transatlantic economic relations and relations between the EU and Multilateral Financial Institutions, mainly the IMF. Prior to joining the Delegation, Orsini worked in the European Commission Directorate General for Economic and Financial affairs (DG ECFIN), in the Directorate for fiscal and macroeconomic surveillance of Member States. Amongst other things, he has been involved in monitoring the macroeconomic conditionalities of the Spanish programme for the recapitalisation of financial institutions and overseeing the economic reform agenda of Croatia following EU accession.

Ben Carliner is the Senior Economist at the Delegation of the European Union. His primary areas of responsibility include covering US macroeconomics, with a special emphasis on US monetary and fiscal policies, transatlantic economic relations and financial markets. Prior to joining the Delegation, Carliner worked at the Economic Strategy Institute, a think tank in Washington DC, where he was the Director of Research. At ESI, Carliner focused on international economics, publishing studies and policy briefs on monetary policy, global imbalances, and international trade.

Carliner has also worked in New York as the North American Editor for Project Finance International and Barron’s Business and Financial Weekly, covering syndicated bank lending, structured finance and global capital markets..

● Kristian Orsini, Counsellor for Economic and Financial Affairs, EU DELEGATION TO THE USA

● Ben Carliner: Senior Economist, EU DELEGATION TO THE USA
● EACC Representative (Facilitator)

12:00 PM – 12:30 pM: EDT

Format: A 30mn. webinar presentation including Q&A.

EACC-Carolinas Member: Free
Non- EACC Members: Free

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