Category Archives: Jose Javier Olivas

Jun 12 2013

The bumpy road to transparency in Spain

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By José Javier Olivas and Fabrizio Scrollini* The current Euro Crisis has unveiled many political and institutional deficiencies in Spain. Among them, the lack of transparency and free access to public information is one of the most serious. In modern democracies … Continue reading

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Apr 7 2013

Selective truths and Spanish riches: The Bundesbank’s study on household wealth

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By Stefan Bauchowitz and José Javier Olivas* At the height of the Cyprus bailout crisis, the German Central Bank, the Bundesbank, has introduced into the public discourse the notion that Southern Europeans are richer than Germans. This claim is based on a study … Continue reading

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Mar 27 2013

Reactions to the Second Cypriot Bailout Deal from across the European Press

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By Max Hänska, Outi Keranen, Maria Kyriakidou, Jose Olivas, Roberto Orsi and Henry Radice. Jeroen Dijsselbloem’s mixed messages on Monday in the aftermath of the bailout were widely reported, along with the national and international economic implications of the new … Continue reading

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Mar 18 2013

Reactions to the Cypriot Bailout across the European Press

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By Max Hänska, Outi Keranen, Maria Kyriakidou, Jose Olivas and Roberto Orsi. Greek Press The dramatic developments with regard to the bailout of Cyprus have dominated the Greek press since the news of the savings levy broke. The focus of the … Continue reading

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Mar 7 2013

Grillo’s ‘threat’ and the Spanish press

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By Jose Javier Olivas The Italian general elections took place ten days ago. The divided results and the relatively unexpected success of Berlusconi’s The People of Freedom Coalition (29.1% of votes) and Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement (25.5% of votes) … Continue reading

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