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Economic Lessons for Europe: the Irish miracle and the German malaise

Professor Hans-Werner Sinn, University of Munich, and Professor John Sutton, LSE, compare and contrast economic policies of Ireland and Germany in a public debate at LSE on Tuesday 4 October.

The debate will focus on recent economic policies in Ireland and Germany and examine the lessons that the rest of Europe can learn for policies targeted towards growth and productivity. The speakers will also draw out lessons that the rest of Europe can learn for policies targeted towards growth and productivity.

Hans-Werner Sinn is professor of economics and public finance at the University of Munich. John Sutton is Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics at LSE.

Baroness Sarah Hogg of Frontier Economics will chair this debate.

Economic Lessons for Europe: the Irish miracle and the German malaise is on Tuesday 4 October at 6.30pm in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, Aldwych, London WC2A. The event is free and open to all with no ticket required.

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To request a press ticket or more information, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk|

Notes

This event is is organised jointly by STICERD and the Department of Economics, and is sponsored by Frontier Economics. More information on Frontier Economics is at http://www.frontier-economics.com|

26 September 2005

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