Rice University’s Baker Institute is celebrating its 20th year with a special series of events that highlight its programs and research. “The Eurocrisis Minefield: Mapping the Way Out” will convene senior policymakers, academics and practitioners in Houston for a public discussion of this globally relevant issue. This conference, organized by the Baker Institute's International Economics Program, aims to raise awareness of the evolving risks in Europe by asking speakers to uncover the remaining hotspots and identify the most salient solutions for avoiding danger and exiting the crisis.
As part of the conference, speakers at the event wrote a series of related commentaries:
"One-size-fits-all monetary policy" by Mark Wynne, Ph.D.
"Historical Trilemmas" by Michael D. Bordo, Ph.D.
"Corporate sector debt in peripheral Europe" by George Tsetsekos, Ph.D.
"The euro area institutional framework" by Andrea Montanino, Ph.D.
"Eurabetes" by Marvin J. Barth, Ph.D.
"European debt woes unresolved" by Russell Green, Ph.D.
Keynote Presentation: Understanding the Eurozone
Panel I — It’s Only Money: How Can the Euro Succeed?
Andrea Montanino, Ph.D. (slides)
Michael D. Bordo, Ph.D. (slides)
Megan Greene (slides)
Panel II — Upside Risk or Upside Down: Eurozone Policy Challenges
George Tsetsekos, Ph.D. (slides)
Mark Wynne, Ph.D. (slides)
Marvin J. Barth, Ph.D. (slides)
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