The Greek bail-out one year on: how can Greece return to growth?
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Speaker(s): Professor Costas Meghir, Professor Herakles Polemarchakis
Chair: Professor Nicos Christodoulakis
Recorded on 3 May 2011 in Old Theatre, Old Building.
One year after Greece agreed a rescue package with the EU and the IMF, this debate considers how best Greece can secure future economic growth. Is the austerity plan working? Can Greece avoid a sovereign debt default? What new reform measures might be desirable in the future?
Costas Meghir is Professor of Economics, University College London; Douglas A. Warner III Professor, Yale University; and co-director ESRC Research Centre, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Herakles Polemarchakis is Professor of Economics, University of Warwick and economic advisor to the prime minister of Greece
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