Posts tagged 'Eurozone'

  • Forum Article

    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

  • Forum Article

    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

  • Forum Event

    The false economy of austerity

    Annual Meeting 2014

    22 - 25 Jan 2014, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Article

    Eurobonds are best remedy for Eurozone nightmare

    As far as Germany is concerned, the drama of the euro crisis is over. The subject was barely discussed in the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Germany's election: What next?

    Angela Merkel’s convincing victory in Sunday’s election will have profound ramifications on Germany’s – and… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Germany after the election: All change?

    Germany’s election this week was contested by 34 parties and it was won by one person: Angela Merkel. At one point… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Has austerity failed in Europe?

    Although many European governments have announced expenditure cuts and tax hikes, their debt/GDP ratios continue to… more

  • Forum Article

    In defence of the European Central Bank

    August 2 marked the first anniversary of the European Central Bank’s “outright monetary transactions” program… more

  • Forum Article

    Three ways Germany can kickstart growth in Europe

    Recently, a number of positive indicators suggest that the recession in the euro area is coming to an end. The European… more

  • Forum Article

    To end the eurozone crisis, bury the debt

    The Eurozone’s debt crisis is getting worse despite appearances to the contrary. Eurozone bond rate spreads have… more

  • Forum Article

    Business as usual will not save Europe

    It is becoming increasingly clear that if Europe is to overcome its crisis, business as usual will not suffice. We need… more

  • Forum Article

    Should the European Central Bank start again from scratch?

    The monetary union was always a grand gamble. It established the ECB for an immense region that itself was not a state… more

  • Forum Article

    Can the European Central Bank control interest rates?

    The short answer is a hesitant yes, bordering with a timid no. The longer answer starts by noting that the mechanism… more

  • Forum Article

    Does boom and bust really matter?

    Boom and busts in asset prices and credit and, more generally, ‘financial imbalances’ have been the subject of a… more

  • Forum Article

    Europe’s strength lies in its diversity for entrepreneurs

    For a couple of decades now, the conventional view has been that a single European market, with a size comparable to… more

  • Forum Article

    Europe’s lost Keynesians

    There is no magic Keynesian bullet for the eurozone’s woes. But the spectacularly muddle-headed argument nowadays… more

  • Forum Article

    Did the euro kill governance in the periphery?

    The conventional wisdom before the creation of the euro was that the monetary union would force its least productive… more

  • Forum Article

    A risky outlook for the global economy

    In the last four weeks, I have traveled to Sofia, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, London, Milan, Frankfurt, Berlin, Paris… more