Don’t blame the French for seeking to pursue French interests and see to it that the French economic model prevails in Europe. But Berlin acts imprudently by accommodating that desire.
Economically, Italy and Germany seem worlds apart. Why then are the two countries’ banks both facing a deep crisis?
It is high time for Europe to engage in nuanced analysis of the Brexit vote. Part of the protest was right on target. The EU should learn from it.
Supporters of identity politics feel safer by shutting doors to the rest of the world. Who pays the price? How did elites contribute to it all?
A “Brexit light” would help heal the divisions of British society and lead to a more flexible EU.
A not-so-imaginary chat between German and Italian economists reveals differing national views on the euro and economic cultures.
Can the eurozone successfully model its monetary and fiscal community on the U.S. political regime of the 19th century?