Public Sector Financial Problems Coincide with Societal Ones

Nicolas Véron | August 8, 2016 |

Nicholas Veron, Economist and Senior Fellow, Bruegel, discusses how poor public sector financial management is often symptomatic of other problems in society. These include corruption, mistrust throughout society, and a lack of public confidence. 

Nicolas Véron

Economist and Senior Fellow, Bruegel

Nicolas Véron is an economist and a senior fellow at Bruegel.  He is also a visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC. His research is mostly about financial systems and financial reform around the world, including global financial regulatory initiatives and current developments in the European Union. He was a cofounder of Bruegel starting in 2002, initially focusing on Bruegel’s design, operational start-up and development, then on policy research since 2006-07. He joined the Peterson Institute in 2009 and divides his time between the US and Europe.

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