Tag Archives: euro crisis

Those Pesky German Trade Surpluses

Why it is in Germany’s own interest to change course.

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Spain Urgently Needs Consolidation

Without significant reforms to the Spanish autonomy system, the nation’s fiscal house cannot be rebuilt.

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A Pop History of the European Union

The EU was supposed to make Europe one. But the crisis is being handled as many.

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Macroeconomic Mercy and German History

Why Germany should show more generosity toward eurozone countries in crisis.

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Italian Nights: Europe’s New Trench Warfare

A not-so-imaginary chat between German and Italian economists reveals differing national views on the euro and economic cultures.

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Global Cooperation Buckling Under Past Successes

In finance and beyond, how is global cooperation failing from its own prior wins?

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Why Italy Stagnates

The vicious circle of vested interests and low economic growth.

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European Blame Games: A 20-Year Retrospective

What lessons can be drawn from a big crisis 20 years ago to help overcome the current malaise in Europe?

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Italy: On the Brink Again?

Is Italy in for a renewed period of political turbulence — and delayed economic reforms?

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The EU’s Politicization, At Long Last

Are we finally witnessing politicization of the debate over the future of the EU?

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