An Update on the Eurocrisis

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 8:30 AM
Boardroom , Brookings Institution, 1780 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, USA
Apr 9

The latest installment in the Brookings-Heinrich Boll Stiftung Eurozone breakfast semniar series will include presentations from: Domenico Lombardi, Director of the Global Economy Program at CIGI; Susan Schadler, CIGI Senior Fellow; and Miranda Xafa, CIGI Senior Fellow. Domenico Lombardi will provide an update on the Italian economy and the challenges facing the new Renzi Cabinet. Susan Schadler’s presentation will draw from her ongoing research on the role of the IMF in the Eurozone crisis. Miranda Xafa will provide an update on Greece and the evolution of the Troika program. 

This event is co-sponsored by Brookings, CIGI and Heinrich Boll Stiftung

Event Speakers

Domenico Lombardi is the former director of the Global Economy Program and a former member of the executive management committee at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). He serves on the advisory boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Bretton Woods Committee in Washington, and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Asian Economic Panel.

Miranda Xafa is a CIGI senior fellow. Miranda focuses on sovereign debt crises and drawing lessons from the Greek debt restructuring for future debt crises. Previously she served as a member of the executive board of the IMF in Washington, DC.

Susan Schadler is a CIGI Senior Fellow. She is a former deputy director of the International Monetary Fund’s European Department. Her research interests include the sovereign debt crisis, global capital flows, global financial institutions and growth models for emerging market economies.