Leading Economic Policy Experts to Discuss Financial Crisis in the Eurozone

Event: Leading European and American economic policy experts will gather for a two-day conference to discuss the financial and economic threats facing Europe.

When: Thursday and Friday

Where: Bass Lecture Hall at the LBJ School of Public Affairs on The University of Texas at Austin campus.

This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. To register, visit Crisis in the Eurozone.

Background: With no end in sight for the Eurozone debt crisis, "The Crisis in the Eurozone" conference will provide an opportunity to assess the performance of Europe's financial architecture and learn about one of the most serious economic threats of our time.

The conference is sponsored by the Center for European Studies, EU Center of Excellence and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin with the assistance of the university's Institute for Historical Studies, the Department of Government and the France-UT Institute.

The event will focus on "A Modest Proposal for Overcoming the Euro Crisis" by Yanis Varoufakis and Stuart Holland, a plan that would combine the innovation of the Eurobond with a "New Deal" approach to European development.

A live webcast will be available beginning 15 minutes prior to the start of the event. RealPlayer is required to view the webcast.