From a No-Deal Brexit to a No Brexit Deal
By addressing Britain's longstanding concerns over intra-EU migration and its attendant costs, the EU could both set the stage for a reversal of Brexit and shore up its own long-term stability.
Target Risks without Euro Exits
ifo Institute Warns of Target Overdraft Risks in the Eurozone and Calls for Limits
Europe Finally Pulls the Trigger on a Military Force
After two years of US President Donald Trump treating European allies as if they were adversaries, France and Germany have finally committed to the creation of an EU-wide army under a central command.
Where are we on fears for Euro Breakup
Danae Kyriakopoulou, chief economist at OMFIF, is joined by Hans-Werner Sinn to discuss the euro area's macroeconomic outlook. They also look at financial imbalances between core and periphery economies, political polarisation and the EMU reform agenda.
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“Reaganomics Redux and the Global Economy”
It has been less than a year since US President D. Trump and congressional Republicans enacted a massive tax cut, following in the footsteps of former President R. Reagan. And, as was true in the 1980s, fiscal stimulus in the US is being felt worldwide.
„Twilight of the Euro?“
20 years of the Euro: one decade party, one decade hangover, and now?
“Should Merkel embrace Macron's vision for Eurozone reform?”
Financial Times: Two experts, Isabelle Mateos y Lago and Hans-Werner Sinn, debate the future of the European single currency bloc.
“Europa is een doodlopende weg ingeslagen”
Interview (Dutch) with Elsevier Weekblad about the Italian crisis, American economists and a European transfer union.
“The Perils of European Deposit Insurance”
The European Commission and the European Central Bank are wrong to advocate a Europe-wide deposit insurance scheme. While some form of deposit insurance is not a bad idea, a one-size-fits-all state-provided solution would do more harm than good.
“Europe Should Not Retaliate Against US Protectionism”
In response to President Trump's protectionism policies, the EU should pursue a de-escalation strategy – one that frees its own citizens from the yoke of European agricultural protectionism.