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C. Bastasin: The risk of a sudden bank run is underestimated in Athens as well as in Brussels
The graph below shows the development of the Greek real GDP since the launch of the euro, relative to the real GDP of th...
April, 22 2015
M. Messori: NUOVE OPPORTUNITÀ DI CRESCITA NELL’AREA DELL’EURO
Il tema, che vorrei affrontare in questo breve scritto, prende le mosse da un fatto ormai largamente condiviso: il forte...
February, 1 2015
C. Bastasin: A TRAGEDY OR A CATHARSIS
Syriza’s landslide victory just prevented the radical-left party to gain an absolute majority of seats in the Hell...
January, 26 2015
P. Canofari, M. Messori: RISKS OF DEFLATION IN THE EMU – Why is this time so deceitful?
The deep recessions characterizing the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) between the second semester of 2008 an...
January, 21 2015
S. Micossi: Time for the ECB to bite the bullet
The time has come when the European Central Bank must act with ‘unconventional’ tools to achieve its target of an in...
January, 19 2015
V. Termini: THE TIME HAS COME FOR A EUROPEAN ENERGY UNION
After the appointment of the new European Commission, the long-awaited European Council in October ended in a set of Pol...
November, 24 2014
WAS RENZI THE REAL WINNER?
Questions about the Italy-EU fiscal dispute
After a hard-nosed negotiation, the EU Commission and the government of Italy have reached an agreement on the level of ...
October, 26 2014
C. Bastasin: WILL MERKEL CALL FOR EUROBONDS?
Quite unexpectedly, the next months might provide new momentum for Eurobonds. Although political coordination in the eur...
September, 25 2014
C. Bastasin: GERMANS’ FEAR OF PAYING THE DEBTS OF OTHER EUROPEANS
A poll conducted by a German insurance company (R+V Versicherung) revealed that for two out of three Germans, the worst ...
September, 19 2014
Europe: Facts & Docs
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