FMRS 2017: The World After Brexit and Trump
A conference organized by the Ludwig von Mises Institute – Europe and Open Europe in the framework of the 10th Anniversary of Free Market Road show 2017.
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Date: March 28, 2017
Time: 10.30-16.30 pm
Venue: The European Parliament, Room
A4F384, Rue Wiertz 60, 1050 Brussels
Panel 1- A Major Economic Reconfiguration: The End of the Free Trade Era?
Topics include: Free trade and its discontents; Protectionism; Trade agreements; The sharing economy; Economic consequences of Brexit and Trump’s policies. How should Brussels and the EU establishment respond to Trump and the new US administration? Why does Brussels not have an answer to Trump’s constant ‘provocations’? The Rise of Protectionism. Companies “silence” in the face of rising uncertainty.
Panel 2 – Troubled Times in a Divided World
Topics include: How to close the gap between people and elites; The parallel world of the media; How to find a balance between tolerance and the danger of eroding European values? The European Union after Brexit – are France and the Netherlands next?
Panel 3- The Political and Economic Situation in Belgium
Surplus value tax (Meerwaardebelasting) and Flexibility of the labor market (Flexibiliteit van de arbeidsmarkt)