Heiner Flassbeck: The Crisis of the Euro Zone – Strong Corrective Action is Needed

Time: Tuesday, 12 July 2011, 12:00
Venue: Résidence Palace, Maelbeek Room, Rue de la Loi 155, 1040 Brussels
Language: English
Organisation: Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Brussels
Contact: Roland Kulke, Tel: +32 (0)2 738 7662

“The budget deficits may be a big problem but it is the external imbalances that could lead to dissolution of the EMU if strong corrective action is not taken soon.“ (Heiner Flassbeck)

Heiner Flassbeck is former Deputy minister of finance, Germany. Since 2003 he is the Director of the Division on Globalization and Development Strategies at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Jürgen Klute, MEP, member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, GUE/NGL

See also:

>> Flassbeck: PowerPoint Presentation of public lecture, 12 July 2011
>> Flassbeck/Spiecker: The Euro - a story of Misunderstanding (2011)
>> Website of Issue 46 of the magazine "Intereconomics" (2011)
>> Flassbeck/Spiecker: Monetarismus und „Wettbewerb der Nationen“ sind die Totengräber des Euro (p. 377-381)
>> Website of Heiner Flassbeck

Further information:

>> Report on the Lecture