Posts tagged ‘Eurozone’

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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 Eurozone’s… more

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    Is Europe heading for a lost decade?

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

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    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 slide reflects… more

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    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 exchange rate… 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 battle of wills –… 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 post higher… 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 growth is expected to… 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 past two years… 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 very similar… 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 applied in… 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 from the… 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 policy has been… 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 default. The… 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 focus on… 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 progress on its… more

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    Spain’s economy is off life support. What next?

    After fighting for its life for the last two years, Spain’s economy seems to have moved out of intensive care. The… more

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    Solving Ukraine’s debt crisis

    Amid all of its other troubles, Ukraine cannot pay its creditors. The country needs more money, serious reform, and a… more

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    How can we restore trust in the financial system?

    As government and business leaders get to grips with 2014, they are confronting a global economy that is still… more