Posts tagged ‘Eurozone’

  • A huge euro logo is pictured past next to headquarters of ECB in Frankfurt Forum Article

    Will quantitative easing restart the eurozone?

    The 4 September announcement by Chairman Mario Draghi that the European Central Bank intends to buy… more

  • Pigeons perch near a banner showing a Euro coin on the facade of the European Commission headquarters in Brussels Forum Article

    Should the EU have the power to set taxes?

    Central bankers are often proud to be boring. Not Mario Draghi. Two years ago, in July 2012, Draghi… more

  • File photo of trader Mario Picone working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    Why the great recession is now a depression

    First it was the 2007 financial crisis. Then it became the 2008 financial crisis. Next it was the… more

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    The challenge of regulating Europe’s banks

    The well-publicized troubles of Portugal’s Banco Espírito Santo this summer have reminded us that the… more

  • A huge euro logo is pictured past next to headquarters of ECB in Frankfurt Forum Article

    Is Europe heading for a lost decade?

    Europe is in a difficult predicament. Inflation has fallen to 0.4%, and economic growth has been… more

  • AN ITALIAN FLAG WAVES ON THE TOP OF THE MONUMENT TO VICTOR EMMANUELII IN ROME. Forum Article

    What caused Italy’s triple-dip recession?

    Italy is now in a triple-dip recession. But it didn’t get there by itself. Yes, the economy’s long… more

  • Women look at shoes in the newly-opened Riga Plaza shopping center in Riga Forum Article

    Did joining the euro raise Latvia’s prices?

    What happens to prices when a country joins a currency union? And do prices behave differently in pegged… more

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    How sanctions can cause financial crisis

    With the crisis in Ukraine intensifying, the United States and the European Union are locked in a… more

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    How can Europe tackle its investment gap?

    Economic growth in Europe remains disappointing. Virtually all European Union members are expected to… more

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    Could Germany’s surplus damage the eurozone?

    While the rest of the world recovers from the great recession, Europe is stagnating. Eurozone… more

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    Three ways Europe can restore growth

    Many Europeans have come to believe that they have weathered the economic and financial storm. In the… more

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    Why has the US recovered more quickly than Europe?

    The global financial crisis that erupted in full force in 2008 affected Europe and the United States in a… more

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    Four things not to do in an economic crisis

    Current high public debt burdens are due to three main forces: Bond-financed fiscal stimulus measures… more

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    Can Germany save the euro?

    The short history of the Eurozone has been remarkable and unprecedented – the euro project has moved… more

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    The world’s Central Banker

    The US Federal Reserve these days is broadly happy with its monetary policy. But, since mid-2007, its… more

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    Europe’s long road to recovery

    In the recent financial and economic crisis, some members of the Eurozone faced the threat of sovereign… more

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    Nine key insights for Europe’s next decade

    As Europe slowly emerges from the worst financial and economic crisis of the past 80 years, the need to… more

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    Europe’s top 10 most competitive economies

    The 2014 edition of the The Europe 2020 Competitiveness Report, published this week, tracks Europe's… more