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Kristian Niemietz
17 July 2015
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About eight years ago, I attended an economics conference in Berlin, where one of the speakers criticised the structure of Germany’s public finances as overcentralised, inconsistent and full of...
Steve Davies
13 July 2015
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As things stand it seems the saga of negotiations between the Greek government and its creditors has arrived at a denouement. But this is almost certainly not a conclusion. We can expect this show to...
Kristian Niemietz
2 July 2015
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What I admire about the anti-capitalist left is their ability to present their ideas as somehow "unorthodox" and "anti-mainstream", when they are clearly nothing of the sort. Go...
Eduardo Belgrano
1 April 2015
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We can probably safely say that those who still believe that Greece will repay the €320bn+ it owes can be counted with the fingers of one hand. What is really puzzling is why Greek politicians...
Frank Hollenbeck
4 March 2015
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Greece shed its shackles only to realize that it was still in prison. Nothing has been resolved, and the can has been kicked down the road for another four months. Europe will continue the illusion...
Holger Zemanek
26 June 2012
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Political instability in Greece and a further worsening of the banking crisis in Spain recently sparked a new wave of the European debt crisis. The possibility of Greece leaving the eurozone...