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Friday, March 10, 2017 (12 noon - 1 pm CET)

Italy in the Euro area and Global Economy: 2017 and beyond

An exclusive webinar with the OECD Chief Economist just a few days after the publication of the 2017 OECD Economics Survey of Italy. Catherine Mann will present the OECD analysis on:
- Italy’s economic prospects for the 2017-2018 period in the context of euro area and OECD countries economic developments.
- The main challenges and policy remedies to increase Italy’s overall productivity and boost its long-term economic growth with specific reference to:
- How to boost its long-term economic growth with specific reference to the government’s structural reform agenda
- How to revive investment
- How to reduce the job-skill mismatch.


Friday, March 10, 2017
12:00 noon - 12:30 pm Catherine L. Mann's speech
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Online discussion with participants

Catherine L. Mann

Catherine L. Mann

OECD Chief Economist and Head of the Economics Department

OECD Chief Economist and Head of the Economics Department since October 2014. She also serves as the OECD Representative at the Deputies’ meetings of the G20 Finance Track. She ensures that the Department is at the forefront of economic thinking and coordinates the work of the Country and Policy Studies branches. She also contributes to the New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC) and Inclusive Growth (IG) initiatives. Earlier Ms. Mann served as a Senior International Economist at the US President’s Council of Economic Advisors and worked as a Special Assistant to the Vice-President for Development Economics & Chief Economist at the World Bank. She spent 13 years on the Federal Reserve Board as a Senior Economist. She was the Rosenberg Professor of Global Finance at Brandeis University and from 1997-2011 was a Senior Fellow and visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. She has authored or co-authored seven books, 60 articles, and numerous shorter pieces and testimony. She holds a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Harvard University.

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OECD Economic Survey of Italy 2017

OECD Economic Survey of Italy 2017

Catherine Mann