On this AEI Events Podcast, AEI scholars Stan Veuger and Desmond Lachman host a panel of policy experts to discuss European economic challenges in the age of Trump. Guests Mahmood Pradhan and Alessandtro Leipold of the International Monetary Fund, along with Athanasios Orphanides from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, detail the European economic outlook and the policies needed to reground European economic recovery. They also examine the prospects for greater European integration in light of Angela Merkel’s waning political star.

Even after considerable progress, Economic disparities between the north and south remain, the European Central Bank will soon start normalizing monetary policy, Brexit negotiations are ongoing, and political uncertainty now characterizes Germany and Italy. How can we place recovery on sounder footing?

This event included a panel moderated by AEI’s Stan Veuger (0:56), featuring guests Mahmood Pradhan (3:58), Athanasios Orphanides (23:17), Alessandro Leipold (41:27), and AEI’s Desmond Lachman (56:13). Their conversation is followed by an audience Q&A (1:47:34).

This event took place on January 30, 2018.

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