The European Debt Crisis
On November 15, 2011, Richard Portes (founder and president, Centre for Economic Policy Research) addressed the Economic Club of Canada. In his speech, Portes examined the underlying causes of the European debt crisis and its impact on long-term growth. Portes also explored how the crisis may develop in the future.
Portes is an economics professor at London Business School, secretary-general of the Royal Economic Society, and a member of the Group of Economic Policy Analysis for the European Commission’s Bureau of European Policy Advisers.