Ever since the financial crisis in 2008 Europe has struggled with low economic growth and political turmoil. Can the European countries overcome their problems through political reforms?
Has the European Union exhausted its efforts, or is it still capable of stimulating new economic growth?
Watch video from the breakfast meeting Tuesday May 12th with Philippe Legrain, a British economist and writer. Legrain is the author of «European Spring: Why Our Economies and Politics are in a Mess – and How to Put Them Right”. He specializes in global and European economic issues, globalization, migration, the post-crisis world and the euro. He is a visiting senior fellow at the London School of Economics’ European Institute and a former adviser to European Commission president José Manuel Barroso from 2011 to 2014. Legrain was joined by Chief Economist at Swedbank Norway, Harald Magnus Andreassen and president of the European Movement Norway and fellow at Civita, Jan Erik Grindheim.