The conference opens with a keynote address and is followed by a panel debate on fiscal policy for the post-covid era: US vs. EU, with renowned experts Olivier Blanchard, Debora Revoltella, Claudia Sahm, and Maarten Verwey. The following sessions have an academic focus. Leading economists from the EconPol network present their latest research on such highly topical issues as climate policy and (fair) international taxation. In a panel on the second day of the conference, ZEW economist Dr. Sebastian Blesse presents a survey experiment among German citizens and politicians on the question whether misinformation undermines political competition. Participation is free of charge.