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Bloomberg Business: The European Debt Crisis Visualized

  At the heart of the European debt crisis is the euro, the currency that tied together 18 countries in an intimate manner. So when one country teeters on the brink of financial collapse, the entire continent is at risk. How did such a flawed system come to be?    

Milken Institute: Navigating Europe’s New Volatility

This year, Europe has been shaken out of an unsatisfying stasis by heightened fears of deflation, vigorous central bank action, terrorism in France and political transformation in Greece. The continent’s political economy is getting more complicated, and boundaries are being tested. Many wonder how far the ECB’s quantitative easing program will go and whether it …

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Paul Krugman: Europe’s Two Depressions

Hosted by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. This lecture with Paul Krugman on the ongoing economic situation in Europe. Krugman is a professor of economics, a Nobel Prize winner and New York Times columnist. He was the keynote speaker at the inaugural conference of the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for …

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The Euro Zone Currency System: Catalyst or Wrecking Ball?

Breakout panel titled “The Euro Zone Currency System: Catalyst or Wrecking Ball for the European Union?” at the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s “Changing of the Guard?” conference in Hong Kong. Featured panelists include INET Advisory Board members Erik Berglöf and Harold James, Dennis Snower, Lars Feld, Harold James, and Leif Pagrotsky, with moderator Niels …

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