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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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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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Europe Update (Audio)

Speakers: Maurizio Molinari, Andrew Nagorski, and Elaine Sciolino
Presider: David A. Andelman

Experts discuss the economic, political, and social conditions in Europe and analyze what is next for Italy, France, and Germany.

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Europe Update

Speakers: Maurizio Molinari, Andrew Nagorski, and Elaine F. Sciolino
Presider: David A. Andelman

Experts discuss the economic, political, and social conditions in Europe and analyze what is next for Italy, France, and Germany.

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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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The U.S.-Europe Partnership (Audio)

Speaker: Philip H. Gordon
Presider: Karen E. Donfried

Listen to Philip H. Gordon, assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, shed light on the status and future of the U.S.-European relationship under a new president's leadership, as well as the role of the transatlantic partnership in addressing international security challenges.

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McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: The Euro at 10: State of the Union and Prospects for the Future (Audio)

Speakers: Jeffrey A. Frankel and James D. Grant
Introductory Speaker: L. Camille Massey
Presider: John Gapper

Listen to experts discuss how the Euro has impacted the economies of member countries during the last ten years, and the complexities of navigating monetary policy amongst differing national interests.

This session was part of the 2009 International Affairs Fellows Conference.

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NATO At 60 Symposium: Session IV: NATO and the European Union (Audio)

Speakers: Stewart Eldon, General Sir John Mccoll, and Andrew Moravcsik
Presider: Robert E. Hunter

Listen to experts provide their insights on topics such as EU and NATO political and military cooperation, France’s role in NATO, EU defense policy, and others as part of the Council on Foreign Relations "NATO at 60" Symposium.

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C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series in International Economics: A Conversation with Jean-Claude Trichet

Speaker: Jean-Claude Trichet
Presider: William J. McDonough

Listen to President of the European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet discuss the need for structural reforms in Europe, particularly those that increase labor productivity growth, establish well-functioning product markets, and create a competitive, entrepreneurial-friendly economic environment.

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