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Economic Prospects for the Eurozone

Speaker: Willem H. Buiter
Presider: J. Tomilson Hill

Willem H. Buiter, chief economist at Citigroup, discusses break-up risk, sovereign debt restructuring, bank creditor bail-ins, debt mutualization, austerity, and growth in the eurozone.

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Economic Prospects for the Eurozone

Speaker: Willem H. Buiter
Presider: J. Tomilson Hill

Willem H. Buiter, chief economist at Citigroup, discusses break-up risk, sovereign debt restructuring, bank creditor bail-ins, debt mutualization, austerity, and growth in the eurozone.

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Interview

A Growth Strategy for Greece

George Papandreou interviewed by Christopher Alessi

The EU and IMF should loosen the austerity requirements of Greece's bailout package to allow the indebted country to implement needed growth-enhancing policies, says former prime minister George Papandreou.

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Ask CFR Experts

What are the potential benefits and pitfalls of the proposed U.S.-EU Free Trade Agreement?

Asked by Bill Wanlund
Author: Robert Kahn

A U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) could provide a significant boost to U.S. jobs, growth and trade. Conversely, the primary pitfall to the agreement would be if it caused a retreat from multilateralism, divert trade trom emerging markets and weaken institutions such as the World Trade Organization.

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Corporate Teleconference: Robert Rubin and Fred Bergsten on the Eurozone

Speakers: Robert E. Rubin, C. Fred Bergsten, and Sebastian Mallaby

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary and CFR Co-Chair Robert E. Rubin, CFR Senior Fellow Sebastian Mallaby, and Peterson Institute for International Economics Director C. Fred Bergsten discuss the European Central Bank's bond purchasing plan and the German constitutional court decision on the European Stabilization Mechanism with Foreign Affairs' Managing Editor Jonathan D. Tepperman.

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