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Event Description

Many economies in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa experienced strong growth in 2021, despite a string of stinging disruptions: Lockdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain issues, and high inflation, among others.

With labor markets improving, supply and demand imbalances persisting, and uncertainty around monetary policy mounting, what’s in store for the economies of EMEA in 2022—and beyond?

Speakers

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José Antonio Álvarez, ’96

Chief Executive Officer of Banco Santander

José Antonio Álvarez was chairman of the European Banking Federation and Banking Supervision Committee from 2009 to 2012 and is currently a member of the board of directors of Santander Brasil.

José Antonio Álvarez, ’96
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Veronica Guerrieri

Ronald E. Tarrson Professor of Economics and Willard Graham Faculty Scholar

Veronica Guerrieri studies macroeconomics, labor and financial market frictions, search theory, dynamic contracting, and growth theory. She has been a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research since 2013, and she has been a consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago since 2014.

Veronica Guerrieri
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Randall S. Kroszner

Deputy Dean for Executive Programs and Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics

Randall S. Kroszner served as a governor of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 until 2009. He chaired the committee on Supervision and Regulation of Banking Institutions and the committee on Consumer and Community Affairs. He took a leading role in developing responses to the financial crisis and in undertaking new initiatives to improve consumer protection and disclosure.

Randall S. Kroszner

Moderator

 

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Chris Giles

Chris Giles became economics editor for the Financial Times in October 2004, having previously served as a leader writer. His reporting beat covers global and UK economic affairs and he writes a UK economics column fortnightly.

Before joining the Financial Times as economics editor, he was an economics reporter for the BBC, worked for the telecommunications regulator Ofcom, and started his career with seven years as an economist for the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Chris loves numbers.

Chris Giles
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