Que faire face au chômage et à la déflation ? Le gouvernement a choisi de clore tout débat. Pourtant, l’échec des politiques d’austérité en Europe est patent. La politique d’argent facile, menée par les États-Unis, est en train d’aboutir à la même impasse. Alors que l’économie européenne s’enfonce, il est urgent de poser toutes les questions et de rouvrir le débat avec la société.
For the first time in four years, Greece has acquired fresh money from the bond market. But amid explosive demand, and euphoria among investors, a study released by a research centre in Freiburg warns of premature optimism. EurActiv Germany reports.
“It takes a passionate disregard for the truth to suggest that Greece is recovering.” That was my verdict last December upon being asked to comment on Greece’s rumoured recovery. Almost three months later, it is time for an update. The gist of today’s update is depressingly simple: Still, no sign of Greek-covery whatsoever. Indeed, every…
A recovery plan would lead to a better integrated European union, it would be beneficial for all countries, and be an act of solidarity with countries in difficulty; it is based on democracy, stability and cohesiveness. It would substantially contribute to modernising national economies and improving productivity.
Roger Strassburg hatte die Gelegenheit, sich in Berlin mit James Galbraith zu unterhalten. Galbraith war kurz zuvor in Griechenland und traf sich dort mit Yanis Varoufakis und Alexis Tsipras. Seine Erfahrungen in Griechenland, die Gefahren für die Eurozone und transatlantische Missverständnisse sind Thema des Gesprächs.
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Following is the unofficial transcript of a FIRST ON CNBC interview with George Soros, Chairman of Soros Fund Management, from the World Economic Forum in Davos. All references must be sourced to CNBC.
The manner in which Aaron had been prosecuted offers a sharp contrast to the manner in which our legal system dealt with corporate America after the 2008 financial crisis, where there were no prosecutions of top corporate figures.
The article provides a data-rich analysis of how a banking crisis has morphed into a sovereign debt crisis as the authorities have refused to impose losses on investors in banks in the so-called core Eurozone countries. And as Rosner argues, the current path of denial and delay has increased the eventual costs to Germany and the global economy, with the tab to Germany already €500 billion higher than it would otherwise have been.
ECB president Mario Draghi, however, has outdone himself. Even prior to candidate president François Hollande’s official proposal of a “Growth Compact”, the ECB president took over the initiative by offering his own version to the European Parliament. As could be expected, the ECB’s version of such a “Growth Compact” is based on the idea of structural labour market reforms, thereby making explicit reference to the German Hartz reforms.