La mia intervista a Forexinfo.it su USA vs Europa e break-up.
My previous article on Monti “survival” possibilities (see here or on Nouriel’s website) was based on a presentation that I gave at a meeting organized by Cheuvreux, a French broker, in Paris on September 17. There, I summarized Monti ‘s reforms, the state of their implementation and the likely effects on Italy’s GDP. Finally, I […]
Bob Denham, a copy editor for Voxeu.org shot this film (he wrote me that he was inspired and informed by my columns on Voxeu.org). I am very happy to have unvoluntarily contributed to such a fun masterpiece!
Today I riceived the mail below from a Chinese student. I guess it’s quite representative of how they view us there ——————————————————————- Hello! My name is Henry. I am a senior student from Jinan university of Shandong province in China. Specialized in economics and admire your talent in economics very much. In summer vocation, […]
Oggi Le Figaro scrive che la Merkel e Sarkozy stanno elaborando un piano d’emergenza per il Club di Super Euro da discutere nella riunione europea del 9 dicembre e da attuare già nel gennaio-febbraio 2012. Il piano prevedrebbe nuovi poteri “invasivi” per la Commissione europea e il Consiglio dell’UE, eventualmente anche il di veto sui bilanci […]
Today’s Le Figaro writes that Merkel and Sarkozy are drawing up an emergency plan for a Super Euro Club to be discussed in the EU meeting of December 9 and to be implemented as early as January February 2012. The plan may envisage new “intrusive” powers to the European Commission and the EU Council, possibly […]
(forthcoming in Foreign Affairs) Since the onslaught of the 2008 financial crisis, many economists had been forewarning the EU nightmare scenario now unfolding: a slow but inescapable domino effect as the economies of Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, and Italy (the PIGS, or PIIGS for the Italy-pessimists) collapsed. Yet most observers got the ordering wrong: the […]