Is the Euro Crisis Coming Back?

The Euro Crisis is back as lending, labor productivity, and overall competitiveness in the European periphery continues to lag behind. Professor Hans-Werner Sinn and AICGS Business & Economics Director Alexander Privitera discuss this structural problem and the—likely painful—path out.

Will politicians be able to push through reforms? Should central banks act where politicians fail? Will the euro exist in five years with its current members or at all?

September 23, 2014
The views expressed are those of the author(s) alone. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies.

Hans Werner Sinn