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Global financial turmoil and shifting economic power: Is Europe the answer?

  • Date(s)
    23 September 2008
  • Time
    8.30am to 10.00am
  • Location
    Committee Room One, Town Hall, Albert Square (just outside the entrance to the secure island site), Manchester

Willem Buiter, professor of European Political Economy, London School of Economics
Peter Mandelson, European commissioner for external trade
Philip Stephens, associate editor, Financial Times
Kitty Ussher, economic secretary to the Treasury
Roland Rudd, chairman, Business for New Europe (chair)

Economic globalisation without doubt brings unprecedented opportunities for growth and development at a global level, but it also presents new challenges. Yet, what is the right framework to respond? In a world where the size of regional powers still matters, is it actually the EU model? How can Europe best defend the interests of its member states?

This event was held by Policy Network in partnership with Business for New Europe.

If you would like further information on this event, please contact Jade Groves, events assistant at jgroves@policy-network.net.


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