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EcoTV – February 2009: eurozone split, emerging countries under pressure, US president’s agenda… All in video

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The webTV for BNP Paribas economists, is presented by the journalist Sybille Deshedin. On the agenda every month is Philippe d’Arvisenet, Director of Economic Research; as well as two interviews regarding the top headlines in the international economic world. EcoTV is the monthly economic news source in video.

This month, the three subjects are dedicated to: the eurozone split, the emerging countries under pressure, and the relation between the US president’s agenda and the crisis.

Did you say eurozone split ?
Philippe d’Arvisenet, Director of Economic Research

“ […] in euroland, you do not have a central budget. You have a common monetary policy but not a budget policy, or fiscal policy I should say. In terms of a crisis, maybe it will push towards more efforts or more imagination towards this. ”

The emerging countries under pressure in 2009
Guy Longueville, OCDE Economist

“ […] Because the industrial business cycle is now global and because emerging countries are now the main producers of industrial products; they were especially affected by the downturn. ”

US: The crisis will determine the president’s agenda in 2009
Jean-Marc Lucas, OCDE Economist

“[…] Even though a stimulus package is necessary, it will not offset all of the aspects of the crisis. Additional measures are still needed to stabilize the financial system, in particular. ”

Discover the February episode

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