Different Roads to Recovery – March 19th

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Saturday March 19th, 10 am – 6pm in BOOLE 1, UCC (for directions see http://www.ucc.ie/en/visitors/maps/)


10am – Opening: Chair Economics Society, Chair Politics Society, Heads of Departments.
10.15 – 11.45am – From Clash to Compromise: Is Deficit Reduction AND Keynesian Expansion possible?

Tom McDonnell (TASC), Don Walshe (UCC) + Seamus Coffee (UCC)

12 – 1.30pm – Taming the Banks and Bondmarkets : Regulation, Prosecution and Defaults.

Peter Matthews TD (Former ICC, 25 yrs exp), Arthur Doohan (offsetdebt.net – former bondtrader, 15yrs exp)  + 1 tbc

1.30 – 2.30pm –  Lunch

2.30 – 4pm – Experiences Elsewhere: Argentinian Escape, Japanese Stagnation.

Agammenon Otero (Uruguay, Private Merchant Banker) & Yasuhiro Yamauchi TBC (Irish Japanese Association)

4.10 – 5.40pm – From Vicious to Virtuous Cycle: Monetary Policy, Banking Reform and New Currencies.

Ben Dyson (Positive Money, UK) and Richard Douthwaite (Feasta)

5.45pm – Summary/Closing

(Admission to this event is free and no booking is required. Contact Mark Khan demos.ie@gmail.com with any queries.)


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About the author

Caroline Whyte has been involved with Feasta since 2002. She studied ecological economics at Mälardalen University in Sweden, writing a masters thesis on the relationship between central banking and sustainability. She contributed to Feasta's books Fleeing Vesuvius and Sharing for Survival. Along with four other Feasta climate group members she helped to launch the CapGlobalCarbon initative at the COP-21 summit in Paris in December 2015. In February 2017 she participated in the World Basic Income conference in Manchester, discussing the potential for climate action to contribute to reducing poverty and inequality worldwide. She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.

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