12:30 pm EST - 1:00 pm EST

Past Event

The Greek Crisis and the Implications for the U.S. Economy: A Live Web Chat with Douglas Elliott

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EST

The Brookings Institution
Online Only

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

While financial markets around the world applauded the Greek government’s austerity measures, Greek citizens took to the streets in brutal riots protesting the measures, and some analysts are unsure the government in Greece will be able to follow through.

What does the continuing turmoil in the euro zone mean for the U.S., amid growing signs that the domestic economy is strengthening? Can the European problems derail the U.S. recovery? What action can – or should — U.S. policy makers take? On Wednesday, February 15, Douglas Elliott took your questions on the financial crisis in Europe, in a live web chat moderated by Vivyan Tran of POLITICO.

Read the transcript of the chat »