European Public Policy Analysis (EPPA) Symposium — "EU policy on labour: One size fits all?"


Mardi 20.06.17
10:00 - 15:30


Room 2.02 + 2.03
Verversdijk, Bruges campus
Verversdijk 16
8000 Brugge

On Tuesday, 20 June 2017, the students of the European Public Policy Analysis (EPPA) Option organised the 2nd EPPA Symposium.

This year the Symposium focused on the topic:  “EU policy on labour migration: One size fits all?”

There were three panels in which both experts on the topic and the EPPA students discussed the following issues:

  • Free movement of labour: Economic effects and remaining barriers
    Speaker:  Matthias BUSSE, Researcher at the Centre for European Policy Studies
  • What challenges for harmonization and implementation of migration policy: ‘Blue card policy’
    Speakers: Lucie CERNA, Research Associate at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), Oxford  and Katharina EISELE, Policy Analyst at the European Parliament
  • What are the effects of the posted workers directive? What regulatory challenges?
    Speaker: Aukje VAN HOEK, Professor of Private International Law and Civil Procedure at the University of Amsterdam

The Symposium was co-hosted by Professor Phedon NICOLAIDES, Director of the European Economic Studies Department and Professor Olivier COSTA, Director of the European Political and Administrative Studies Department.