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Will the Chaos in Greece and the Eurozone Hamper the U.S. Recovery?: A Live Web Chat with Domenico Lombardi

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EST

The Brookings Institution
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1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

As Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou struggles to gain support for the European bailout plan, world leaders are working to prevent the Eurozone crisis from causing further damage to economies across the continent and around the world. Although President Obama continues to reassure the American public that the eurozone crisis is contained, many remain worried that any further escalation could plunge an already weak U.S. economy back into recession.

What role is the United States playing to help stabilize the crisis? If the Greeks — or any Eurozone country — default on their debt, what will happen to the U.S. economy? On November 9, expert Domenico Lombardi took your questions in a live web chat moderated by Vivyan Tran of POLITICO.

Read the chat transcript »