Case | HBS Case Collection | December 2010 (Revised March 2011)

The Euro in Crisis: Decision Time at the European Central Bank

by J. Gunnar Trumbull, Dante Roscini and Diane Choi

Abstract

This case traces the origins and evolution of the European Central Bank, with attention to its 2010 decision concerning the purchase of Greek sovereign debt.

Keywords: Financial Crisis; Borrowing and Debt; Currency; Central Banking; Financial Management; Sovereign Finance; Policy; Crisis Management; Europe; Greece;

Citation:

Trumbull, J. Gunnar, Dante Roscini, and Diane Choi. "The Euro in Crisis: Decision Time at the European Central Bank." Harvard Business School Case 711-049, December 2010. (Revised March 2011.)