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(In)Security in European Financial Markets

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
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in englischer Sprache

Political upheavals, fragmented international governance, the repercussions of the debt crisis and weak growth in the global economy all exert pressure on the financial system. What are the frameworks needed to provide security in European financial markets?

Governor, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, European Commission, Brussels
Professor, London Business School, London
Journalist, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna Chair

Dr. Ewald NOWOTNY

Governor, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

1967 Doctorate in Law, University of Vienna
1968-1973 Assistant to Kurt W. Rothschild, Institute for General Economics and Public Economics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz
1972-1973 ACSL Fellow, Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge
1973 Tenure-track professorship, General Economics and Public Economics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz
Call to TH Darmstadt, Chair in Public Economics
1974-1981 Full Professor and Head, Institute of Finance, Johannes Kepler University, Linz
1981-2008 Full Professor, Vienna University of Economics and Business (successor to Stephan Koren), partly on leave, Vienna
2003-2005 Vice Rector, Financial Affairs, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna
2008 Honorary doctorate in Social and Economic Sciences, Alpen-Adria-University, Klagenfurt
 
 Business activities
1971-1979 Member and later President, Governing Board of PSK - Österreichische Postsparkasse, Expert on cartel matters, Cartel Court of the Superior Land Court, Vienna
1999-2003 Vice-President and Member of the Management Committee, European Investment Bank, Luxembourg
2006-2007 Chief Executive Officer, BAWAG P.S.K. Bank für Arbeit und Wirtschaft Österreichische Postsparkasse Aktiengesellschaft
since 2008 Governor, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank
 
 Political activities
1978-1999 Member, Austrian Parliament
1980-1987 Deputy Chairman, Scientific Committee
1985-1999 Chairman, Finance Committee

Günther H. OETTINGER

Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, European Commission, Brussels

 Günther H. Oettinger is European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources since January 2017. From November 2014 to December 2016, he held office as European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society after being European Commissioner for Energy from February 2010 to October 2014 and lastly also Vice-President of the European Commission in 2014. From 2005-2010, he was Prime Minister of Baden-Württemberg (Germany) and, since 1984, a member of the regional Parliament ("Landtag"). He was the leader of the CDU Landtag group from January 1991 to April 2005. A lawyer by training, Günther H. Oettinger became actively involved in politics during his adolescence. He is a member of the Federal Executive Committee and of the Steering Committee of the CDU Germany.

PhD Lucrezia REICHLIN

Professor, London Business School, London

1994-2005 Professor, Economics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles
2005-2008 Director, General Research, European Central Bank, Frankfurt
since 2011 Chairman, Co-Founder, Now-Casting Economics LTD, London

MSc Nadja HAHN

Journalist, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

 Nadja Hahn is a radio journalist at the Austrian public broadcaster ORF, covering national politics for several ORF radio stations. Nadja Hahn has a background as a business journalist for many years and started her career as a finance reporter for Bloomberg News in London. In 2016, Nadja Hahn won the Austrian Radio Award and a special award of the UN at the New York Radio Festivals - both for a radio feature about the volunteers at Vienna's main train station during the refugee crisis 2015. Nadja Hahn studied at the London School of Economics (MSc in Political Economy) and Boston University (BA in International Relations).

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