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The Euro Tends To Worsen Economic Crisis, Can Anything Be Done About That?

April 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on The Euro Tends To Worsen Economic Crisis, Can Anything Be Done About That?

Countries suffering from economic crisis have no recourse to normal adjustment mechanisms like devaluing or independent monetary policy tools. What’s more, there is no automatic redistribution through a big federal budget, and capital flows are likely to be perverse, going from the weak to the strong. On top of that, all the adjustment pressure is […]

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Someone Should Explain To The Germans And Dutch How The Euro Works In Their Favor

December 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on Someone Should Explain To The Germans And Dutch How The Euro Works In Their Favor

The workings of the European Monetary Union are still not well understood by many citizens, especially in countries which are the main beneficiaries of the euro. The system is rife with dysfunctions that are only papered over by economic tailwinds and vigorous ECB action. But fundamentally, not much has changed and the system is very […]

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The Next Eurozone Battle Is Shaping Up

August 11th, 2017 · Comments Off on The Next Eurozone Battle Is Shaping Up

The structural design deficiencies in the eurozone have been papered over by the cyclical tailwinds in the economy and balming ECB action. But at the first sight of headwinds, these will reassert themselves with a vengeance. Remedial action is already very difficult as it involves a leap forward in European integration for which there is […]

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The Hard Euro Is An Assault On Democracy

May 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on The Hard Euro Is An Assault On Democracy

The euro is basically unbreakable as the cost of leaving has increased. The amount of discipline necessary to keep the euro together is unprecedented. And countries have shown willingness to undergo that discipline, and others to function as the disciplinarian. This means that economically, the euro is a lot stronger than many probably think. However, […]

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The Euro Can’t Break Up

March 31st, 2017 · Comments Off on The Euro Can’t Break Up

The euro is highly dysfunctional, it confers few economic benefits, has been an economic disaster and is a source of political problems within the EU. It was never easy to leave the euro, but on balance, for countries like Greece, Portugal, and Italy, it seemed a good idea. But new collective action clauses in bonds […]

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Will Italy’s Lost Decades End With A Bang?

March 3rd, 2017 · Comments Off on Will Italy’s Lost Decades End With A Bang?

Italy’s economy isn’t expected to return to its 2007 output level until the mid 2020s. While Italy would benefit from an Italian Margaret Thatcher, there are few good options left to save its economy. Not even leaving the euro, now openly discussed, is without problems. Meanwhile, debt and banking problems persist and the risks abound. […]

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If You Kick The Can Long Enough, It Becomes A Bomb

March 3rd, 2017 · Comments Off on If You Kick The Can Long Enough, It Becomes A Bomb

Greek debt is simply unsustainable, even the IMF says so. The only way to have a chance of defusing this time bomb is to exchange debt relief for the IMF reform program but politics and discord are preventing this. There is a toxic mix brewing with other countries on the brink and looming political instability […]

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The Indicator That Could Spell Trouble

December 1st, 2016 · Comments Off on The Indicator That Could Spell Trouble

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The Eurozone Is Certain To Fail, According To Stiglitz

September 8th, 2016 · Comments Off on The Eurozone Is Certain To Fail, According To Stiglitz

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The Win-Win Eurozone Cure

August 28th, 2016 · Comments Off on The Win-Win Eurozone Cure

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