The Naked Swimmer: Can Spain overcome this crisis?



Speaker: Professor Luis Garicano|, Professor and Economics and Strategy
Chair: Professor Ignacio Palacios-Huerta|, Professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy

Time/date: 6.30-8pm Monday 10 January 2011
Venue:  Old Theatre, Old Building

Spain is widely considered the weak link in the Euro construction. We examine the validity of this assumption by analysing the origins and evolution of the current crisis and the growth perspectives of Spain.

Luis Garicano is a Professor of Economics and Strategy at the Departments of Management and Economics. Through the Madrid based FEDEA foundation, he has been involved in efforts to promote structural reforms in the Spanish Economy. In particular he has co-authored proposals to reform the labor markets, housing markets, and the pension and health systems, as well as a recent study with McKinsey on the Growth perspectives for the Spanish economy. He co-edits the most widely read economics blog in Spanish, NadaesGratis|.

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