In this latest installment of the AICGS At Issue Interview Series, Executive Director Jack Janes and Senior Fellow Alexander Privitera sat down with Prof. Dr. Paul J.J. Welfens to discuss the current state of the euro zone crisis gripping Europe. Prof. Dr. Welfens provides some insights into what he believes must be undertaken to help alleviate the crisis and allow the euro zone to function like a more successful monetary union.

Prof. Dr. Welfens is a Jean Monnet Professor for European Economic Integration; Chair for Macroeconomics; President of the European Institute for International Economic Relations (EIIW) at the University of Wuppertal.