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Jan 19 2017

Rerouting Globalisation: from economic to human development

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Βy Lucas Juan Manuel Alonso Alonso When the different stages of a production process are carried out in different countries, a form of global integration is being developed. The global integration of the production process is usually understood as economic … Continue reading

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Sep 25 2015

The Austerity Tortoise and the Keynesian Hare

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By Douglas Bulloch Nobel-Laureate-Paul-Krugman recently used his New York Times column to instruct Grandmothers on the best method for removing the contents of intact eggs (hint: with a straw). But his reductive account of Keynesian economics merely obliges a response … Continue reading

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May 22 2015

Are Italian Public Debt Forecasts Too Optimistic?

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By Giuseppe Bianchimani Italy, a history of large public debt Italy has the third largest stock of public debt in the world, the second in the euro zone next to Greece and the highest debt service ratio in the G7. … Continue reading

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Mar 12 2015

Germany, the giant with the feet of clay

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By Terence Tse and Mark Esposito   On the surface, it stands to reason to think that, as Europe’s largest economy, Germany’s position in Europe can act as the saviour to pull the Eurozone out of its current plight. By … Continue reading

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Feb 14 2014

Entrepreneurship in Southern Europe: Symptom or Solution to the Euro Crisis?

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 By Stefan Bauchowitz Against ample discouraging evidence, expressions of false optimism occasionally enter into the debate on the Euro crisis. As an example of such optimism, a previous post on this blog by Mark Esposito voiced high hopes for entrepreneurialism in … Continue reading

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Jan 7 2014

Youth Unemployment: A Crisis on Top of Another Crisis

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By Terence Tse The financial crisis of 2008 devastated national economies around the world. We are still recovering. But the spotlight is only now beginning to be shone on one issue that could fracture national economies again—the youth unemployment crisis. Many … Continue reading

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Dec 16 2013

The Euro Should Either Be Made Growth and Employment Friendly as Fast as Possible, or it Should Be Dismantled

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By Christopher Pissarides One of the most exciting things about working at the LSE is that we get to hear some of the world’s top thinkers and policy-makers. One occasion that I recall vividly is the visit of two great … Continue reading

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Oct 21 2013

“This is an existential challenge for Europe”- interview with George Pagoulatos

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  Continuing our conversations with public intellectuals across Europe on the causes and effects of the crisis, Euro Crisis in the Press talks to Professor George Pagoulatos, advisor to former Greek PM Papademos and member of the Board of Directors … Continue reading

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Sep 17 2013

Gendering the Euro Crisis

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By Ania Plomien and Diane Perrons Five years ago the failure of the international financial sector – prompted by the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy in the USA in September 2008, followed by the RBS bail out in the UK and the … Continue reading

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