Is Germany Wrecking the Eurozone?

  • While Germany has put itself on the line for rescue packages of fellow eurozone countries, and it emphasizes the importance of structural reforms, it’s role isn’t benign.
  • By undercutting wage growth in the previous decade, leading to an enormous current account surplus, and failing to reflate it makes life for the peripheral countries unbearably hard.
  • The upshot is that we think it is quite realistic to expect the eurozone to succumb to its internal contradictions and different policy preferences.

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