Category: Europe


Guest post by Arthur Doohan: Grandmaster level chess

Arthur Doohan 15/07/2011

Arthur Doohan: In chess, the quality that separates the 'grandmaster' from the 'talented amateur' is the number of moves ahead that each player can …

Cost/benefit analysis of complying with the ECB’s wishes

Tom McDonnell 27/06/2011

Tom McDonnell: Namawinelake has put up part of the transcript from Minister Noonan's interview yesterday on 'The Week' programme. Evidently the ECB …

The Eurozone crisis: in the trenches

Slí Eile 26/06/2011

Slí Eile: It never ends. One last deflationary-bail-out-shock the markets-slash the deficit push on the plains of Picardie and this will see us home …

Martin Wolf's Intolerable Choices for the Eurozone

02/06/2011

Martin Wolf provides a timely analysis of the Eurozone's options. Wolf argues that ultimately the Eurozone faces a choice between default and partial …

How will it end?

Tom McDonnell 24/05/2011

Tom McDonnell: It is too early to tell but there are worrying signs that the Euro zone crisis may spread. Bond spreads for Spanish and Italian …

Eurozone options ....

23/05/2011

Two links of interest: on Social Europe Journal, Henning Meyer examines Five Ways to Solve the Eurozone Crisis, while - over at the Financial Times - …

Eurozone Failures - Time for Eurobonds and a Radical Rethink

Tom McDonnell 20/05/2011

Tom McDonnell: Two quick links: Guillermo De La Dehesa of CEPR has put together a very useful one-pager that should be mandatory reading for the …

The economic consequences of the ECB - "an unrepayable debt is an unrepayable debt"

Tom McDonnell 19/05/2011

Tom McDonnell: It seems the war dogs of the ECB have threatened to cut off Greece’s access to liquidity if it defaults. Jean-Claude Trichet even …

Troika statement: It's Friday, let's go to the pub

15/04/2011

From the statement by the EC, ECB and IMF released today: ‘The teams’ assessment is that the program is on track but challenges remain and …

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