EU Fiscal Policy in the Midst of the Pandemic: CELS Webinar

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  • Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “EU Fiscal Policy in the Midst of the Pandemic: CELS Webinar” – below is their description.

    Speaker: Professor Antonio Estella de Noriega, Carlos III University of Madrid

    Abstract: This talk will review the measures that the EU institutions have adopted in the domain of fiscal policy and the Stability and Growth Pact to combat the pandemic. In particular, the freezing of the SGP’s implementation in the midst of the pandemic shall be analysed, in the context of the evolution of the EU’s fiscal rules since their inception.

    Biography: Antonio Estella is Professor of Administrative Law and Jean Monnet Professor “ad personam” of European Economic Governance Law at the Carlos III University of Madrid (Spain). He has been Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Law in 2006-2010.

    He completed his PhD at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy, 1997) with an essay on the principle of subsidiarity, receiving the unanimous compliments of the jury for the “excellent quality of the doctoral thesis”. He holds a Master’s Degree in Community Law from the ULB (Brussels, Belgium, 1992). He graduated in Law from the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain) in 1991. He started his academic career at the UC3M in 1997, where he obtained a tenured position as Associate Professor in 2003. In 2006 he obtained a Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law and in 2013 he was granted a Jean Monnet Chair “ad personam” in European Economic Governance Law.

    He has published on administrative law, constitutional law, European law, on theory of law and on the legal aspects of European economic governance. He has been Visiting Fellow at the University of Berkeley (1999), Princeton University (2012) and the University of Oxford (European and Comparative Law Institute) (2014-2015).

    He is the author of “The EU Principle of Subsidiarity and its Critique” (Oxford University Press, 2002), “El dilema de Luxemburgo: el Tribunal de Justicia de las Comunidades Europeas ante el Principio de Subsidiariedad” “(Ceura, 2000),” El control de la administración comunitaria a través de la motivación” (Aranzadi, 2005), “España y Europa: hacia una nueva relación” (Tirant Lo Blanch, 2014). He has recently published “The Legal Foundations of EU Economic Governance”, (Cambridge University Press, 2018). He has been a member of/ is a member of evaluation panels of the Jean Monnet Program, the Altiero Spinelli Program, and the ERC program, in addition to other programs of a national (spanish) scope. He is a member of the editorial board of several Spanish and international journals, a member of the Executive Board of the Council for European Studies (Columbia University). He chairs the CES Law Research Network, an interdisciplinary and multinational network aimed at reinvigorating research in EU law.

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