Christopher Pissarides - Council of the National Economy for the Republic of Cyprus

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Duration: 30 minutes

Cyprus has become Europe's zombie economy; the life sucked out of it by a banking collapse and a rescue package which will inflict a generation of economic pain. Christopher Passirides has watched the horror unfold. He is a Nobel prize winning economist who chairs Cyprus's new national council of economic advisers. Do Cypriots have anyone to blame but themselves?

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