Talking Europe

Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of the Republic of Iceland

In 2008, Iceland's three banks collapsed, leaving mountains of debt and a nation in shock. Five years later, the country is growing again and unemployment has fallen below 6 percent (less than half the eurozone average). Olafur Ragnar Grimsson explains how this small nordic island has managed to rise from the ashes so quicky.


A show presented by Christophe Robeet

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