The scope of central banking has expanded significantly in recent years. The former IMF boss is well prepared for those challenges.
EMU membership keeps Greece locked in deflationary debt and cost reduction.
Italy’s budget plan should be treated for what it is – a pie in the sky.
How European integration is regressing – and yet stabilizing.
The European Commission exposes Italy’s wishful thinking.
Is Italy’s crisis the new Greece? Is it just as bad? Or different? Could it take just as long to resolve it?
Establishing a European Unemployment Reinsurance Fund carries the risk that it might be used to circumvent unpopular national-level decisions on structural reforms.
German fiscal bliss: Debt to GDP ratio can fall to 60% this year.
A German as head of the European Commission? If this is unstoppable, leave the German man who is lined up for the post in Berlin. Instead, send a powerful German woman to Brussels.