'On the Rack: The Future of the Euro and the Euro zone - Will they survive and prosper?'

18:00 - 19:00
Room 1.33 Leeds University Business School

Malcolm Sawyer
Professor of Economics
Leeds University Business School

With substantial turmoil in the markets of some Euro zone members, questions are being asked about the future of both the Euro zone and the currency itself.

So what does the future hold for these economies and is the Euro doomed? In this lecture Professor Malcolm Sawyer, Professor of Economics, will outline the critical issues to be addressed and offer his views on the prospects for the future.

About the speaker

Malcolm Sawyer is Professor of Economics at the University of Leeds. He established and is managing editor of International Review of Applied Economics (published by Taylor and Francis), and has served on a number of editorial boards. He is the editor of the book series New Directions in Modern Economics which is published by Edward Elgar, and is the co-editor of an annual publication International Papers in Political Economy (Palgrave Macmillan).

He is the author of 11 books, has edited over 25 books and published over 100 papers in refereed journals and contributed chapters to over 100 books. His research interests are in the areas of macroeconomics (applied and theoretical), fiscal and monetary policy, the political economy of the European Monetary Union, the nature of money, causes and concepts of unemployment and the economics of Michal Kalecki.

Please note this event is for Postgraduate, MBA and PhD Students only. In order to book your place please email events@lubs.leeds.ac.uk with your name and course.

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