Author Archives: Outi Keranen

May 31 2013

Managing the Crisis through Secrecy?

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By Outi Keranen Transparency and access to information in crisis-ridden Europe have become sparse currency. While Brussels aims to tackle tax evasion through openness and more effective exchange of information, the uninvestigated claims of money laundering in Cyprus and the … Continue reading

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Apr 5 2013

Fair and Unfair Solidarity?

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By Outi Keranen Inter-European solidarity has been in short supply across the Euro zone. While politicians deployed solidarity as one of the rationales for aiding the Greek economy, the notion has largely lost its appeal as the crisis continues. In … Continue reading

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Mar 20 2013

From Poster Boy to Trouble-Maker? The Euro Crisis and Finland’s Reputation in the EU

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By Outi Keranen Finland has long prided itself as an obedient and responsible EU member, but the on-going Euro crisis has raised some doubts as to whether such strategy has been at the expense of the Finnish national interest. Voices … Continue reading

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