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Asia Europe Economic Forum - 11th AEEF - Tokyo, Japan

What can Asia learn from economic reforms in Europe?

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5-6 December 2014 Dara LEE Political and Economic Department Asia Europe Economic Forum Economy & Society



Venue:
Tokyo, Japan

The 11th Asia Europe Economic Forum took place on 4–5 December 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. Participants offered insights into the central question presented by the Conference, namely, "What can Asia learn from economic reforms in Europe?"

Hosted by AEEF member organization, Asian Development Bank Institute, the Conference addressed a number of contemporary economic challenges and opportunities in both Asia and Europe.

The AEEF consortium consists of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Bertelsmann Stiftung, Bruegel (overall secretariat), Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales (CEPII), Institute of World Economic and Politics – Chinese Academy for Social Sciences (IWEP-CASS), and Korea University.

Partners

  • Asian Development Bank Institute
  • Korea University
  • Bruegel
  • Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales
  • Institute of World Economic and Politics – Chinese Academy for Social Sciences
  • Bertelsmann Foundation

Project Updates

  • 11th Asia Europe Economic Forum

    Published on 05 Jan 2015

    The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) organised in collaboration with its partners the 11th Asia Europe Economic Forum (AEEF)on 4-5 December 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) was the host for this forum. The discussions at this high-level meeting focussed on the question “What can Asia learn from economic reforms in Europe?”

    The forum examined a number of key trends in both regions, including structural reforms and their relationship to economic growth, macro-economic and financial policy, Small and Medium Enterprise development and the financial sector, globalisation and income distribution, and strengthening of the world trading system.

    Key contributions were made by representatives from several AEEF consortium members, including Mr HE Fan, Deputy Director, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS); Mr Naoyuki YOSHINO, Dean, ADBI; Mr Guntram WOLFF, Director, Bruegel; and Mr Andreas ESCHE, Director, Bertelsmann Foundation.

    Keynote addresses were delivered by representatives from the International Monetary Fund and the Bank of Japan.

    The next AEEF chapter is scheduled to take place in the second half of 2015 in Paris, France.

  • Asia Europe Economic Forum in Tokyo

    Published on 03 Dec 2014

    Photography by Vivian Hertz and Bruegel

     

    The 11th Asia Europe Economic Forum (AEEF) will take place on 5-6 December 2014in Tokyo, Japan. Hosted by the AEEF member organisation, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), the theme of the Forum is “What can Asia learn from economic reforms in Europe?”.

     

    This high-level event will see participation from organisations including Tokyo University, the European Central Bank, Korea Institute of Finance as well as from the Ministries of Finance of Germany and Italy. Key themes to be addressed will include: strengthening the world trading system, globalisation and income distribution, and projected growth trends in Asia and Europe.

     

    This will be the 3rd AEEF-related event of the year following the successful hosting of the 10th AEEF in May 2014 in Berlin, Germany and a special side-event held in conjunction with the 11thASEM Finance Ministers’ Meeting on 12 September 2014 in Milan, Italy.

     

    The Tokyo event will continue to build on the strong AEEF brand with the programme addressing key concerns of policymakers in Asia and Europe.