Reykjavík, Iceland, October 27, 2011

Iceland´s Recovery—Lessons and Challenges

Session III: Challenges Ahead

Webcast webcast

What needs to be done to secure Iceland’s full emergence from the crisis? For example, reducing unemployment, unwinding capital controls, securing access to financial markets. What further action is needed to address outstanding challenges.


Þorvaldur Gylfason

Þorvaldur Gylfason is Professor of Economics at University of Iceland



Gylfi Magnússon

Gylfi Magnússon is associate professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Iceland

Simon Johnson

Simon Johnson is Professor of Global Economics and Management. Prof. Johnson is the Ronald A. Kurtz (1954) Professor of Entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan School of Management.

Finnur Oddsson

Finnur Oddsson, Managing Director, Icelandic Chamber of Commerce

Julie Kozack

Julie Kozack, a national of the United States, is currently a Deputy Division Chief in the European Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the mission chief for Iceland.