Category: Europe


The crisis in Greece and arms purchases

Jim Stewart 31/05/2012

Jim Stewart: Recent comments by the Head of the IMF (Christine Lagarde, Guardian Newspaper 26th May) in laying the blame for the crisis in Greece on …

Guest post by Arthur Doohan: It's the economy, stupid

Arthur Doohan 17/05/2012

Arthur Doohan: "...most of the people ...were unhappy… Many solutions were suggested for this problem, but most of these were largely concerned …

So what do the markets think?

16/05/2012

The victory of Francois Hollande in the French Presidential contest provides a further insight into the operation of the bond markets. It is …

Eurozone crisis: Updated version of Varoufakis' and Holland's 'Modest Proposal'

15/05/2012

Yanis Varoufakis and Stuart Holland have reworked their 'Modest Proposal for Resolving the Eurozone Crisis'. Click here for Version 3.0.

European Monetary Union: Doomed to fail or just another stepping stone?

Tom McDonnell 14/05/2012

Tom McDonnell: With talk of a Greek exit from the Euro now being treated seriously it can be informative to consider past experiences with monetary …

Are things getting better, or worse?

Michael Burke 11/05/2012

Michael Burke: The EU Commission Spring 2012 economic forecasts have just been published. It is likely that the downgrading of current growth …

The structural deficit just got worse

Michael Taft 11/05/2012

Michael Taft: The latest EU Commission projections are out and, if anything, they show an even higher structural deficit than what the Government is …

The Spanish crisis, thirteen defaults to date

Tom McDonnell 10/05/2012

Tom McDonnell: As well as being World and European football champions Spain also currently holds the distinction of having the world record for …

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