Alexis Jacquemin Seminars
of seminars is co-piloted by BEPA, DG Competition, DG Enterprise and Industry,
and DG Economic and Financial Affairs.
major issues in micro-economics of relevance for the work of the Commission and
is intended to provide a forum for bringing together economists and economically
literate staff within the house.
The series is named after Alexis Jacquemin,
leading scholar in the field of micro-economics and Senior Commission official,
who for many years organised a similar series of seminars which met with great
interest and a devoted following.
Before 2009 there were already 11 seminars.
Jacquemin Seminars in 2009
- 15 July: "Reshaping Economic Geography" – Professor Indermit Gill (Chief Economist of the Europe and Central Asia Region of the World Bank)
- Powerpoint presentation (7.7Mb)
- Discussion (314Kb)
- 18 June: "Will the U.S. Bank Recapitalization Succeed? Lessons from Japan" - Professor Anil Kashyap (the Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics and Finance at the Chicago Booth School of Business)
- 16 June"Predicting the Present with Google Trends" - Professor Hal Varian (University of California, Chief Economist at Google)
- 25 March: 'The Treatment of Distressed Banks' – Mathias Dewatripont, professor of Economics at ULB
- 28 January: "Paul Krugman’s New Economic Geography: past, present and future"
J.-F. Thisse (CORE-UCLouvain)