Evan Davis is joined by a panel of high-flying guests to find out what's going wrong - or right - with the world economy. They also discuss whether 'downtime' is equal to 'wasted' time.
Evan is joined by vice president and managing director of Proctor & Gamble Irwin Lee, managing director of Google UK Matt Brittin, and founder and chairman of VistaJet, Thomas Flohr.
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Evan suggests companies and business markets should pre-act rather than react to financial events. Watch now: Evan Davis on... reaction time
Has the Greek debt crisis exposed flaws in the euro economy system? Leslie Budd examines the consequences of a... Watch now: Leslie Budd on... the Eurozone
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Could the Eurozone save itself by persuading northerners to take a break down south? Read more: Hubris, schadenfreude and the unbalanced Eurozone
First broadcast: Saturday 21 Feb 2009 on BBC News
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