Past Event

The French and German elections and post-election America

April 21, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Bookings Institution, Falk Auditorium Washington, D.C.

As national elections loom in France and Germany in 2017 and as the effects of President Donald Trump's presidency begin to take hold, debates over European integration, free trade, open borders, and shared fiscal responsibility are intensifying. How will the pendulum swing in two of Europe's most important countries? On Friday, April 21, the Brookings Global Economy and Development program and Columbia | SIPA's Center on Global Economic Governance (CGEG) will co-host a panel where experts will discuss the dynamic interaction of French, German, and U.S. policy choices.

Moderator: Kemal Dervis Vice President and Director, Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution


Anne Krueger Senior Research Professor of International Economics, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Jan Svejnar James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs and Director of the Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia | SIPA

Joseph E. Stiglitz University Professor, Columbia University

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Center on Global Economic Governance