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The Future of the Eurozone

Jörg Asmussen has been a Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank since January 2012. He is responsible for the Directorate General International and European Relations and the Directorate General Legal Services. He represents the ECB in various European and international fora, e.g. the Euro Working Group and the G20 Deputies.

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Oct. 10, 2013
10:30am – 12:00pm

Location

5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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The Future of the Eurozone

Jörg Asmussen has been a Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank since January 2012. He is responsible for the Directorate General International and European Relations and the Directorate General Legal Services. He represents the ECB in various European and international fora, e.g. the Euro Working Group and the G20 Deputies.

Before joining the ECB, Mr Asmussen served in various positions at the German Federal Ministry of Finance; he was State Secretary from 2008 to 2011 and held various mandates in this position. He was the German representative in the Euro Working Group and in the G20 Deputies, Member of the Financial Stability Board, alternate Governor of the World Bank and of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and acted as the Chancellor’s G20 Sherpa in 2011. Jörg Asmussen holds a diploma in Economics (University of Bonn) and a MBA from Bocconi (Milan).

This discussion will be moderated by Georg Mascolo, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and former editor-in-chief of Der Spiegel.


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Global Europe Program

The Global Europe Program addresses vital issues affecting Europe’s relations with the rest of the world through scholars-in-residence, seminars, international conferences and publications. These programmatic activities cover wide-ranging topics include: European energy security, the role of the European Union and NATO, democratic transitions, and counter-terrorism, among others. The program also investigates comparatively European approaches to policy issues of importance to the United States, including migration, global governance, and relations with Russia, China and the Middle East.  Read more

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