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Iceland’s Journey

December 6, 2011

In late 2008, Iceland became the first victim of the global financial crisis. Its entire banking system crumbled in just a few days.Three years later, a recovery is underway and confidence is returning. Find out how Iceland turned its economy around.

Categories: Europe

Jón Daníelsson (Reader in Finance, London School of Economics)
Gylfi Arnbjörnsson (President, Icelandic Confederation of Trade Unions)
Steingrímur Sigfússon (Minister of Finance, Iceland)
Finnur Oddsson (Managing Director, Iceland Chamber of Commerce)
Paul Krugman (New York Times Columnist and Professor, Princeton University)
Julie Kozack (IMF Mission Chief for Iceland)
Simon Johnson (Professor, MIT)
Kristin Ingolfsdottir (Rector, University of Iceland)

Iceland´s Recovery—Lessons and Challenges