Tagged with: reflation


EU calls on Greek population to tighten belts to support wealthy Greek tax dodgers

Michael Burke 19/02/2010

Michael Burke: Tactical manoeuvring is continuing among European governments to decide exactly how much of the bill will be picked up by who for the financial debacle in Greece. The one thing they all agree is that Greek workers will not be enjoying a bailout of any kind. Along with the lowest paid and those dependent on public services, Greek …



With friends like these (once more on Greece)

Michael Burke 13/02/2010

Michael Burke: There are widespread reports including here, that the meeting of European Finance Ministers will agree to a series of measures aimed …

The Dutch experience

Michael Burke 17/12/2009

Michael Burke: There is a very useful post here on the reflationary policies in The Netherlands. The Dutch join a long list of European countries …

Are we going too far?

08/11/2009

Last week, on PE, guest blogger Michael Burke, in a post entitled Why is the Rest of the World out of Step with Ireland?, made the case for a …

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