Tag Archives: Portugal

Kate Spade’s Suicide: The Broader Context

The suicide of fashion designer Kate Spade highlights the rising trend of people taking their own life in the United States.

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After Italy: Experience Shows That Populists Can Get Real

Though the populists have triumphed in Italy, examples show that populists often abandon their most dangerous demands and their euro scepticism in the pursuit of power.

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Portugal’s Successful Turnaround? A Fairy Tale

For all the attention given to Greece, is Portugal really that much better off?

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Just The Facts: Brazil’s Global Economic Clout

How much clout does Brazil have in today’s global economy?

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Eurobonds: The Solution to the Euro Crisis?

Would eurobonds create more problems than they would solve?

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Toward Two European Monetary Unions

Why does it make sense to divide the European Monetary Union into a Northern EMU and a Southern EMU?

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The Way Out of Greece’s Insolvency — And Into Europe’s Future

How will building up Greece’s capital base provide a long-term solution to the country’s fiscal woes?

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Euro Crisis: Economic Turmoil, Political Backlash

How is the global economic crisis generating a political backlash — even in the prosperous core of the eurozone?

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Introducing the APEs: Anglo-Protestant Economies

If running a big deficit for two years in times of great distress can be considered a mortal sin, what about the United States and the UK?

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PIGS Vs. APEs: Living on an Animal Farm

How would you feel if one day you woke up and discovered that you were a PIG?

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