“You are a sinner state and you were punished by the markets, not Germany”

Joe Stiglitz, David McWilliams and two other economists at the Google Zeitgeist European event, ably chaired by Stephanie Flanders… Really really good conversation. There’s a few good ideas flying around in there… Some classy needling between McWilliams and the German guy, out of which the title is just one memorable quote…

Read also:

Larry Elliott in the Guardian

Martin Wolf in the FT

Joe Stiglit and Michael Cragg in the Irish Times

–  And Pete on how politics into economics in the Euro crisis just won’t go

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