Category: Europe


Solving the Euro Crisis without Germany Paying More

Nat O'Connor 18/11/2011

Nat O'Connor: It seems that domestic politics in Germany are focused on dealing with a perception by German taxpayers that they are at risk of …

Embracing "Deadly Sins"

Tom McDonnell 17/11/2011

Tom McDonnell: Eurointelligence is reporting that Wolfgang Franz, chairperson of the group of economic counsellors to the German government, is …

German Think-tanks, Ireland and the European Crisis

Nat O'Connor 16/11/2011

Nat O'Connor: The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, is making an official visit to Berlin today. As well as meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel, he will speak to …

Martin Wolf's open letter to Mario Draghi

26/10/2011

"You must choose between two paths: the orthodox one leads towards failure; the unorthodox one should lead towards success. The eurozone confronts a …

Visualising the Contagion Machine

Tom McDonnell 24/10/2011

Tom McDonnell: The New York Times has put up a useful visualisation charting potential channels of contagion within the Euro zone. For a nice visual …

Abandon hope all ye who enter here

Tom McDonnell 19/10/2011

Tom McDonnell: Martin Wolf has an excellent and honest appraisal of the chances of the Euro crisis being successfully resolved in a way that is …

The Future of Europe?

Nat O'Connor 06/10/2011

Nat O'Connor: What do the following people have in common? Tony Blair, Marek Belka, Jacques Delors, Felipe González, Jakob Kellenberger, Mario …

When we have shuffled off this Greek coil

Tom McDonnell 13/09/2011

Tom McDonnell: The sounds out of Germany are becoming more confused by the day. Increasingly there is a growing expectation of a Greek default. Yanis …

Euro Bonds are not enough, says Thomas Palley: Eurozone countries need a government banker

05/09/2011

This article by Thomas Palley, of the New America Foundation's Economic Growth Programme, was published in the FT Economists' Forum on August 31st. …

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