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Debt, Governance, and Growth: A Eurozone Perspective (Audio)

Speaker: Olli Rehn
Presider: Steven L. Rattner

Olli Rehn, commissioner for economic and monetary affairs for the European Union (EU), details the steps the EU is taking for comprehensive economic repair, and states that the EU is maintaining its momentum of growth.

This meeting was part of the C. Peter McColough series on International Economics.

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Analysis Brief Author: Roya Wolverson

Ireland's multibillion-dollar bailout failed to alleviate investor jitters about Europe's debt woes. Experts warn about the fallout for eurozone countries, the heavily indebted United States, and the global economic recovery.

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Interview

A Divided and Insular EU

Stewart M. Patrick interviewed by Roya Wolverson

The eurozone fiscal crisis has led many EU members to discount the benefits of European integration, but the bloc is likely to muddle along and focus on inward relations while bonds with Washington weaken, says CFR's Stewart Patrick.

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Must Read Author: Mary Elise Sarotte

For all the success of German reunification, it left behind fateful seeds that sprouted into the current eurozone crisis. To overcome the current downturn, Europe should finish the job started two decades ago and retrofit the European Union with stronger political institutions, writes Mary Elise Sarotte in Foreign Affairs.

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