Act II. At full tilt: Where imbalances matter most
A gathering storm: The strain between Europe’s centre and periphery
How can Europe’s troubled countries (Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Spain) find their way to a sound financial footing?
What are the consequences of large creditor losses or a sovereign default within the euro?
Is a two-speed Europe politically sustainable?
Kemal Derviş, Vice-President and Director, Brookings Institution
Moderator: Zanny Minton Beddoes, Economics Editor, The Economist
Zanny Minton Beddoes
Zanny Minton Beddoes is the Economics editor for The Economist magazine. She is responsible for coverage of the American economy, Western economic policy and issues surrounding globalization. She has been an influential commentator on the late-2000s recession.
Joachim Fels, Head of Global Economics Team, Morgan Stanley.
Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics.
Steven Tananbaum, Founding Partner and Executive Committee Member, GoldenTree Asset Management.
A group of economists consisting of Jacob Kirkegaard, Steven Tananbaum, and Joachim Fels discuss the recent decision by EU leaders to write down Greek debt by 50 percent, and the ramifications of the deal for Europe.