Full Committee Hearing

The European Debt and Financial Crisis: Origins, Options, and Implications of the US and Global Economy

Date:   Thursday, September 22, 2011 Time:   02:30 PM

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COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “The European Debt and Financial Crisis: Origins, Options and Implications for the US and Global Economy.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Nicolas Veron, Senior Fellow, Bruegel and Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Mr. Joachim Fels, Global Head of Economics, Morgan Stanley; and Mr. Dominico Lombardi, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution. Additional witnesses may be announced. All hearings are webcasted live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.


Witness Panel 1

  1. Mr. Joachim Fels
    Global Head of Economics
    Morgan Stanley
  2. Dr. J.D. Foster
    Norman B. Ture Senior Fellow in the Economics of Fiscal Policy
    Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation
  3. Mr. Dominico Lombardi
    Senior Fellow
    The Brookings Institution
  4. Mr. Nicolas Veron
    Senior Fellow, Breugel and Visiting Fellow
    Peterson Institute for International Economics