Episode
September 2, 2013

Iceland rising?

We talk to the Icelandic Prime Minister about his country's economic rebound.
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Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson the leader of Iceland's Progressive Party reacts to election results early 28 April 2013 in Reykjavik, Iceland. EPA/EGGERT JOHANNESSON

Amid a financial crisis, Iceland let its banks fail, rejected austerity and now, five years on, the nation is touting an economic comeback. But are citizens benefiting from it? We’ll speak to Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson. Join the conversation at 1930GMT.

In this episode, we speak to:

Sigmundur Davíd Gunnlaugsson @sigmundurdavid
Prime Minister of Iceland
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Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir @aslaugarna
Journalist, Morgunbladid
 
Hjalti Parelius @hjalti_parelius
Independent artist
 
Hilmar Petursson @HilmarVeigar
CEO of CCP Games
 
Robert Bjarnason @CitizensFNDN
President, Citizens Foundation of Iceland

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