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TEDxCoimbra - Stuart Holland - How to Cut the Gordian Knot on Debt

Stuart HollandHe studied history and political theory at Oxford where he also gained a doctorate in economics. In his twenties he was an economic and political assistant to Prime Minister Harold Wilson, and since has advised other heads of government. He taught at the University of Sussex before becoming Labour Member of Parliament in 1979. In 1989 he resigned from parliament to assist Jacques Delors in shaping EU policies for economic and social cohesion. He also helped draft the concept of Innovation by agreement in the Lisbon Agenda. He has been a professor of economics at the European University Institute in Florence, and thereafter visiting professor at the Roskilde University Centre and at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra.About TEDxIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.X = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxCoimbra, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.
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