Policy Forum on CEE Integration to the EU and the Economic Impact of War

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At the next AmCham Policy Forum on May 24, we will look at the regional economic challenges in the post-COVID-19 CEE, the impact of the war in Ukraine, and the region's integration to the European Union with special guest István P. Székely, Principal Advisor to the Director General of ECFIN, European Commission and Honorary Professor at Corvinus University of Budapest.

During his presentation, Mr. Székely will share his views and research findings on the effects of significant inflow of FDI and the integration process in the Central and Easter European economies (EU11), with special focus on Hungary. He will also speak about growth potential, vulnerability, resilience, and global value chain problems following the invasion of Ukraine.

Date: May 24, 2022
Time: 14:00-15:00
Platform: MS Teams

The event will be held in English without translation.

The discussion will be hosted by Károly Radnai, Managing Director of Andersen in Hungary, and the Chair of our Tax Committee

István P. Székely
István P. Székely is a Principal Advisor in the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs at the European Commission. He has a PhD in economics from the University of Cambridge. He is also on the faculty of the Corvinus University in Budapest as an Honorary Professor. Before joining the European Commission in 2007, he worked at the International Monetary Fund (1999-2007) as a Mission Chief and in the National Bank of Hungary (1996-1999) as a General Manager and Adviser to the governor. His research focuses on financial market and macroeconomic policy issues and on Central and Eastern European economies. He has published several books and articles in these areas.
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