EMBA Lunch and Learn Series
Speaker: Dr. Raman Kumar
R.V. & A.F. Oliver Professor of Investment Management, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech
Title: Euro-Zone Crisis: Causes, Solutions and Consequences
Brief Description: The talk will cover the origins of the creation of Euro, the common currency for the Euro-Zone, and the causes of consequences of the sovereign debt crisis in the Euro Zone. The talk will include discussion of the costs and benefits of a common currency for trading partners, the problems with the design and the implementation of the Euro, the events and the decisions that caused the current crisis in the Euro-Zone, the proposed solutions for resolving the crisis, and the consequences of the crisis and the proposed solutions.