Category: Europe


The data being sent to IMF and EU bodies should be public

Nat O'Connor 10/01/2012

Nat O'Connor: The latest IMF report on Ireland has an important annex: Annex 1. Provision of data (pages 81-82), which gives a list of "indicators …

Crisis 2012

Tom McDonnell 05/01/2012

Tom McDonnell: A couple of quick links Daniel Gros sets the scene for the Euro zone in this New Year's post. 2012 looks to be a critical and …

Euro lacks a government banker, not a lender of last resort

12/12/2011

This article by Thomas Palley, of the New America Foundation's Economic Growth Programme, was published in the FT Economists' Forum on December 9th …

Delors has had far more to say!

Manus O'Riordan 06/12/2011

Manus O'Riordan: “Euro doomed from start, says Jacques Delors” was the front page headline of Britain’s “Daily Telegraph” on Saturday …

Sowing whirlwinds: European elites get the crisis they deserve

James Wickham 04/12/2011

James Wickham: Europeans are getting fed up with Europe. Everywhere as the crisis deepens and as some experts demand closer European integration …

Crisis update

Tom McDonnell 28/11/2011

Tom McDonnell: FT Alphaville is reporting that Moody's is now talking about multiple defaults and a Eurozone break-up. See here for the Moody's press …

The Euro Crisis: is history repeating itself?

Jim Stewart 25/11/2011

Jim Stewart: It is a “common view ... that the world was headed for a massive payments crisis in which several European countries would default on …

One more roll of the dice

Tom McDonnell 24/11/2011

Tom McDonnell: There seems to be a growing consensus (finally) that only the ECB has the capacity to end the immediate crisis in the Euro zone. The …

Let's Have More Budget Transparency

Nat O'Connor 21/11/2011

Nat O'Connor: Seán Whelan on RTÉ Six One News last Friday quipped that democratically elected representatives were the first to see Michael …

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