The euro should contribute to the stabilization of the EU national economies. However, in recent times, it has considerably lost value. Numerous euro-countries have been unable to keep to the criteria of stability and growth. High national debt brings them to the edge of insolvency. The European Monetary Union is endangered.
What effect does the euro crisis have on Switzerland? How should Switzerland contribute to finding a solution to the crisis? In the long term, how can the euro and the EU survive? What effect does the crisis have worldwide? Is international financial stability once more facing a collapse?
- Wilhelm Hankel, Professor of Economics, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University, Germany
- Patrick Odier, Senior Partner, Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie, Switzerland
- Dimitri Papalexopoulos, Managing Director, Titan Cement Company, Greece
- Nouriel Roubini, Professor of Economics and International Business, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA; Global Agenda Council on Fiscal Crises
- Jean-Claude Trichet, President, European Central Bank, Frankfurt
- Susanne F. Wille, Journalist, Swiss Television SF DRS, Switzerland