National strategies for dealing with Ireland’s debt crisis: exploring the options – September 22-23 2011

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A conference organised by Feasta and the Smart Taxes Network.

Date: Thursday afternoon 22nd – Friday 23 September 2011
Venue: Mont Clare Hotel, Dublin

October 17 note: Videos of the conference presentations are now online here.

As the Eurozone debt crisis deepens each day, leading International and Irish economists discuss urgent national strategies for dealing with the fall out in Ireland.

This two-day event addressed several key questions – Can Ireland rely on global economic growth to resolve its public debt crisis? What is the relationship between energy, the crisis and future economic growth? What about private debt problems including mortgage debt? Can the Euro survive? Should Ireland plan for a Euro-zone break up? Is anything to be gained by leaving first? Could a new Irish currency working in parallel with the Euro be a better solution?

Minister Joan Burton TD opened the conference. Leading international economists were invited to respond to these important questions:

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