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Trans-Atlantic cooperation: did we wake up in a different world?

  • 03 Dec 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Digital


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Join us in a debate with experts from KU Leuven, London School of Economics and Stanford University on how the global economy and our society will look like in 2021, following historical presidential elections in the USA and a global pandemic.

 Introduction     Moderator 

Frans Baron van Daele
Chairman Alumni Lovanienses, former Chief of Staff of King Philip

 Prof. Paul De Grauwe
John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy
London School of Economics

 Prof. Bart Kerremans
Prof. of International Political Economics and American politics
KU Leuven

Prof. Christophe Crombez
Professor of Political Economy, KU Leuven
Sr. Research Scholar at the Europe Center, Stanford University


Frans Baron van Daele is Former Ambassador of Belgium to the USA, former Chief of Staff to H.E. Herman Van Rompuy as President of the European Council, former Chief of Staff to H.M. King Filip of Belgium, Minister of State, President of Alumni Lovanienses.

Bart Kerremans (° 1963) is currently full professor of international political economics and American politics at the Faculty of Social Sciences of KU Leuven. From 2013 to 2018, he was also dean of this faculty. In 1994 he obtained his doctorate from the University of Antwerp. Two years later he was appointed full-time at KU Leuven. His research focuses on the political economy of US and European Union external trade policy with a strong focus on their mutual relations in the context of the World Trade Organization (WTO). His education covers international political economy, American politics, and history of international relations in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Paul De Grauwe is Professor at the London School of Economics where he holds the John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy at the European Institute. 

Christophe Crombez is a political economist who specializes in the economic analysis of EU political institutions and institutional reform. He is Professor of Political Economy at the Faculty of Economics and Business at KU Leuven, and Senior Research Scholar at The Europe Center at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University.


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