Manuel Muniz

Spain is navigating through stormy economic waters, but the time for further structural reform has come.

Spain’s ten year bond yields have soared to over 7 per cent in recent months, and its banks have been bailed out by European partners. But, as Manuel Muniz and Alexandre Pérez argue, there are reasons to be hopeful about the Spanish economy. Productivity has improved, exports are climbing and debt levels are not as alarming as some figures suggest. […]

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The consequences of a Euro collapse for both the Eurozone’s core and periphery are so dramatic, and their ramifications so uncertain, that all efforts should be made to shore up the European Monetary Union.

What is the solution to the Eurozone crisis? It is certainly not in allowing the Euro to weaken or collapse, according to Manuel Muniz and José Carlos Alcázar. They argue that Europe has the capacity to fix the Eurozone, and that Northern European economies must accept that they need to provide the necessary resources to help others those in the […]

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Spain’s economy needs bold leadership to prevent the collapse of its banks and to reform its labour market

Despite growth and budget surpluses in the lead up to the financial crisis, Spain now faces falling GDP and high unemployment. Manuel Muniz argues that Spain urgently needs to recapitalize its banks and to institute economic reforms to increase its competitiveness and bring back growth. This article originally appeared at Politics in Spires. The scope and scale of the Eurozone crisis has led many to […]

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