Bureau conversations

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.