How much fiscal integration does a stable Eurozone need? (29 November 2012)

A LSE European Institute – APCO Worldwide Perspectives on Europe panel discussion on ‘How much fiscal integration does a stable Eurozone need?’ on Thursday 29 November.

Panelists:

· Clemens Fuest is Research Director of the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation and Professor of Business Taxation. He is a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the German Federal Ministry of Finance and contributed to a report for the government in which any form of Eurobond was rejected.

· Luis Garicano is Professor of Economics and Strategy at the Department of Management and at the Department of Economics at LSE. In 2011, he and several European economists put forward a proposal for ESBies, a form of Eurobond to back up Europe’s financial architecture. He advised the previous Spanish government on its crisis management.

· Martin Larch is an economist at the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs at the European Commission as well as a member of the Bureau of Economic Policy Advisors (BEPA) reporting to the European Commission President. The Commission has published a proposal on Stability Bonds and launched a consultation on the joint issuance of debt in the Euro area.

Chair: Dr Waltraud Schelkle

Time: 18.30-20.00

Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, LSE

For more info: http://www2.lse.ac.uk/publicEvents/events/2012/11/20121129t1830vHKT.aspx

This event is free and open to all.

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