Euro Crisis, Causes and Solutions

Tom McDonnell03/07/2012

Tom McDonnell: Despite the developments at last week's EU summit we remain a long, long way from a successful resolution of the Euro crisis. My own thoughts on what should be done are in this TASC discussion paper.

I welcome any comments or feedback.

Posted in: EconomicsEuropeFiscal policyBanking and financeFiscal policy

Tagged with: lender of last resortmonetary unionFiscal unionEuro crisisCompetitiveness

Dr Tom McDonnell

McDonnell, Tom

Tom McDonnell is senior economist at the NERI and is responsible for among other things, NERI's analysis of the Republic of Ireland economy including risks, trends and forecasts. He specialises in economic growth theory, the economics of innovation, the Irish and European economies, and fiscal policy. He previously worked as an economist at TASC and before that was a lecturer in economics at NUI Galway and at DCU. He has also taught at Maynooth University.

Tom obtained his PhD in economics from NUI Galway.


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