Henry Grattan Lecture - The Euro Area Crisis: The Agenda for the New Irish Government
Speaker: Professor Philip Lane, Head of Economics Department, Trinity College Dublin
Date: Wednesday 6 April 2011 from 6.30 to 8.00pm
Venue: Jonathan Swift Theatre (Room 2041A), Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin
As part of the 2011 Henry Grattan Lecture Series Professor Philip Lane delivered a public lecture which placed the Irish economic crisis in a wider European context. European-level governance reforms are set to have a major influence on the policy agenda for the new Irish government. This talk analysed the likely implications of these European reforms for Irish economic policies.
Philip R. Lane is Professor of International Macroeconomics and Director of the Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS) at Trinity College Dublin. In addition, he is a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and a member of the steering group for its Macroeconomics of Global Interdependence (MGI) working group. His research interests include financial globalisation, macroeconomics of exchange rates and capital flows, macroeconomic policy design, European Monetary Union, and the Irish economy. He is also a member of the Royal Irish Academy and the EURO-50 group. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of European Economic Association, International Journal of Central Banking, Open Economies Review and Moneda y Credito. He is also a member of the scientific advisory committee of CEPII. In 2001, he was the inaugural recipient of the German Bernacer Award in Monetary Economics.