Bureau conversations constitute one of the main activities of the BfEI, held either in virtual format or as in situ debates among invited participants. Each conversation is devoted to a topical socio-economic issue, to be introduced by a lead speaker and followed by open debate. All conversations are held under Chatham House Rule. Executive summaries are provided on the news-blog page.
# 0: Bureau opening. In situ, May 3, 2021.
# 1: Re-opening boom or post-pandemic blues? Virtual event, May 14, 2021.
# 2: Economic performance on steroids: cold turkey ahead? Hybrid format, September 14, 2021.
# 3: Adapting to a new normal: revising the EU fiscal rulebook. Virtual event, January 28, 2022.
# 4: Inflation expectations reconsidered: just keep calm? Virtual event, February 25, 2022.
# 5: The economic impact of Putin´s war: a quick assessment. Virtual event, March 30, 2022.
# 6: The spectre of stagflation. Reasons to worry? Hybrid format, June 24, 2022.
# 7: Rentrée - an economic tour d´horizon. Virtual event, September 9, 2022.
# 8: Gear up for an inexorable decline of material consumption possibilities? Virtual event, October 28, 2022.
# 9: Uncharted waters: the distributional effects of monetary policy. In situ, November 25, 2022.