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12th CompNet Workshop

2527 March 2015
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On 26 and 27 March 2015, the Banco de España hosted at its Madrid headquarters the 12th meeting of the Competitiveness Research Network Working Group led by the central banks of the Eurosystem and the ECB, and in which international institutions such as the European Commission and the OECD, universities and research centres also took part. As part of this meeting, there was a Roundtable the previous day on the challenges in terms of competitiveness facing the Spanish economy ("Recovering competitiveness: challenges for the Spanish economy"). Four presentations were made at the Roundtable by experts from the Banco de España, the European Commission and research centres of national standing.

Attached below are the agendas for the meetings and the presentations made at the Roundtable.The different papers presented at the CompNet can be found at http://www.ecb.europa.eu/home/html/researcher_compnet.en.htmlOpens in a new window under “Events”. 

Presentations

25 March 2015
 
16.10 - 16.40
"Anatomy of a process of competitiveness recovery: The Spanish experience"

Oscar Arce (Banco de España)

"Anatomy of a process of competitiveness recovery: The Spanish experience". Ponencia File PDF: Opens in a new window (413 KB)

16.40 - 17.10
“Competitiveness and the internationalization of the Spanish economy”

Rafael Doménech (BBVA)

“Competitiveness and the internationalization of the Spanish economy”. Ponencia File PDF: Opens in a new window (1 MB)

17.10 - 17.40
“Recovering competitiveness: Challenges for the Spanish economy”

Stefan Zeugner  (European Commission-DG-ECFIN)

“Recovering competitiveness: Challenges for the Spanish economy”. Ponencia File PDF: Opens in a new window (138 KB)

17.40 - 18.10
“Some challenges for Spanish competitiveness in the long-run: economic geography and education”

Diego Puga (CEMFI and CEPR) 

“Some challenges for Spanish competitiveness in the long-run: economic geography and education”. Ponencia File PDF: Opens in a new window (2 MB)