Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Martin Wolf -- Will the Euro Survive the Crisis?

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center, 154 Angell Street

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"Will the Euro Survive the Crisis?," with Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial Times, London.

Martin Wolf will give the keynote address at the conference, "The Failure of the Euro? Causes and Consequences for Europe and Beyond," on Tuesday, April 17 at 2pm.

Martin Wolf is Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial Times, London. He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 2000 for services to financial journalism. He was made a Doctor of Science (Econ), honoris causa, by the London School of Economics in December 2006. 

Mr Wolf was joint winner of the Wincott Foundation senior prize for excellence in financial journalism for 1989 and 1997. He won the RTZ David Watt memorial prize for 1994. He won the “Accenture Decade of Excellence” at the Business Journalist of the Year Awards of 2003. He won the “Commentator of the Year” award at the Business Journalist of the Year Awards of 2008. He won the Ludwig Erhard Prize for economic commentary for 2009. He won “Commentariat of the Year 2009” at the Comment Awards, sponsored by Editorial Intelligence. He was placed 15th in Foreign Policy’s list of the “Top 100 Global Thinkers” in December 2009 and 37th in the same list for 2010. He was joint winner of the 2009 award for columns in “giant newspapers” at the 15th annual Best in Business Journalism competition of The Society of American Business Editors and Writers. 

He was a member of the UK government’s Independent Commission on Banking between June 2010 and September 2011. 

Mr Wolf’s most recent publications are Why Globalization Works (Yale University Press, 2004) and Fixing Global Finance (Washington D.C: Johns Hopkins University Press, and London: Yale University Press, 2008). 

Location: Martinos Auditorium, Granoff Center, 154 Angell Street.