Understanding the Euro Crisis: The Haas Approach

[70 min 36 sec] – What is happening in Europe? How can a small country like Greece lead an entire continent to crisis? What effect will a euro crisis have on America? If you want a framework for thinking about the next financial crisis, join this session. You will have a chance to gain insight into the Haas perspective on some of the biggest economic challenges of our time.

Andrew Rose is the B.T. Rocca Jr. Professor of International Business in the Economic Analysis and Policy Group at the Haas School of Business, and serves as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, as well as Chair of the Faculty. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (Cambridge, MA), and a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London, England). Rose has published over one hundred and fifty papers, including seventy-five articles in economics journals, including the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies, and the Journal of Finance. His research addresses issues in international trade, finance, and macroeconomics, and has received more than 20,000 citations. Rose was the managing editor of The Journal of International Economics from 1995 through 2001, and was the founding director of the Clausen Center for International Business and Policy at Haas and the Risk Management Institute at the National University of Singapore. He has organized over forty academic conferences. Rose is interested in the theory and practice of economic policy, and most of his work is applied and driven by “real world” international phenomena. A citizen of three countries, he has worked on six continents and at a number of international economic agencies, including: the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank. He has also worked at a number of national agencies, including: the US Department of Treasury, HM Treasury (UK), the Canadian Department of Finance; and the central banks of: Australia, Canada, England, Europe, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, and the United States. He received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, his M.Phil. from Nuffield College, University of Oxford, and his BA from Trinity College, University of Toronto.

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