Category: Europe

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


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

Guaranteed Lender of Last Resort

Tom McDonnell 23/08/2011

Tom McDonnell: The often useful VOXEU resource has produced a number of constructive pieces on the debt crisis in the last week or so. Paul DeGrauwe …

Austerity plus uncertainty equals more contraction

Slí Eile 18/08/2011

Slí Eile: Voxeu had an interesting contribution by Miguel Kiguel [Argentina and Greece: More similarities than differences in the initial …

The Merkozy Summit


Link to Karl Whelan's analysis of the latest developments in the Eurozone Crisis. 'The Merkozy Summit - Bad Politics, Bad Economics'.

Panic on world markets

Michael Burke 05/08/2011

Michael Burke: International business news and other TV channels are offering a Babel-like interpretation of the current slump in world financial …

Stiglitz on a 'contagion of bad ideas'


"The Great Recession of 2008 has morphed into the North Atlantic Recession: it is mainly Europe and the United States, not the major emerging …

The latest installment of Euro crisis

Slí Eile 28/07/2011

Slí Eile: Reactions to last week's Euro summit conclusions have been generally positive with much focus - at least in the Irish media - on the …

All roads lead to Berlin

Michael Burke 25/07/2011

Michael Burke: The details of the latest EU Summit remain sketchy and on the surface overwhelmingly relate to Greece alone. The Agreement reached by …

New Deal for Europe

Slí Eile 20/07/2011

Slí Eile: An extremely lucid and timely contribution by Miguel Carrion from at Eurointelligence here. He writes:The "New Deal for Europe" would …

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