PEGNet Expert Meeting - Industrial policy in times of pandemic

Online event on 14 September 2020 - 14:00-15:30 CEST

Industrial policy is back! Many support the idea of using Post-Covid economic stimuli to promote structural change (#buildbackbetter), investing e.g. in green technologies and digital capabilities. But what is the best way to go about it? We very much look forward to discussing this topic with

  • Gabriel Felbermayr, President, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

  • Augustin K. Fosu, Professor, ISSER, University of Ghana

  • Arkebe Oqubay, Senior Minister and Special Adviser to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia

  • John Page, The Brookings Institution and former director at the World Bank

  • Lindsay Whitfield, Professor, Roskilde University

  • Tilman Altenburg, Head of department "Sustainable Economic and Social Development", German Development Institute

The session will be moderated by Clara Brandi, Senior Researcher, German Development Institute.

The online event, jointly organised by GIZ’s Sector Project on Sustainable Economic Development, DIE and PEGNet, on Industrial policy in times of pandemic - The risks and benefits of government intervention to #buildbackbetter will take placeon 14 September 2020 from 14:00 to 15:30 CEST.


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