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“Women are Japan’s most underused resource” NEW
Bruegel blog 19 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Authors: Thomas Walsh“Unleashing the potential of ‘Womenomics’ is an absolute must if Japan's growth is to continue. (…) I will make other proposals at the U.N. for further empowering women and will promise to spend more than...
Europe’s Single Supervisory Mechanism: Most small banks are German (and Austrian and Italian) NEW
Bruegel blog 1 Day, 20 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Authors: Nicolas VéronA well-known limitation of Europe’s banking union is the fact that most banks in the euro area will escape direct supervision by the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Single Resolution Board that will address inso...
Fact: T.L.T.R.O. is Too Low To Resuscitate Optimism NEW
Bruegel blog 4 Days, 19 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Authors: Silvia MerlerYesterday the ECB held the first auction of liquidity under its new TLTRO programme. The take up was well below expectations, raising questions about the actual ability of the ECB to regain control of its balance sheet. It...
Blogs review: The economics of sanctions between Russia and the West NEW
Bruegel blog 6 Days, 18 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Authors: David C. SahaWhat’s at stake: In the context of Russian involvement in Ukraine and the annexation of the Crimea, the EU, US and other countries have announced sanctions against Russia. These include restrictions of access for Russian b...
Do it yourself European Unemployment Insurance NEW
Bruegel blog 1 Week, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Authors: Grégory Claeys, Simon Ganem, Pia Hüttl, Thomas WalshIn their Policy Brief prepared for the September 13 informal meeting of EU finance ministers (ECOFIN), Claeys, Darvas and Wolff (2014) discuss the benefits, drawbacks and possib...
Chart: Alibaba IPO underlines rise of Chinese private sector NEW
Bruegel blog 1 Week, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Authors: Nicolas VéronOn Friday, September 5, Alibaba Group filed details about its forthcoming Initial Public Offering, suggesting a mid-range valuation of 155 billion US dollars. This would make the Hangzhou-based web retailer...
Fact: The World still fears fiscal crises (and much else) NEW
Bruegel blog 1 Week, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Authors: Silvia MerlerLast week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its Global Risk Report for 2014/15. The report is an exercise conducted by the WEF since 2006, but this year’s issue is particularly interesting because it adopts an hist...
Why does Italy not grow? NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Weeks, 20 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Authors: Ashoka Mody, Emily RileyIn April this year, the Italian debt-to-GDP ratio was expected to peak by year-end at 135 percent of GDP. That projection assumed a real GDP growth rate of 0.6 percent and inflation of about 0.7 percent. The projected...
Blogs review: The shift in the Beveridge curve NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Authors: Jérémie Cohen-SettonWhat’s at stake: The traditional interpretation of shifts in the Beveridge curve – the relationship between the vacancy rate (jobs openings/labor force) and the unemployment rate – as incre...
Quantifying the macroeconomic impact of the European fund for investments NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Authors: Mateusz SzczurekIntroduction: The European Fund for Investments In his keynote address at the 2014 Bruegel Institute annual dinner Poland’s Minister of Finance Mr. Mateusz Szczurek laid out a proposal for jumpstarting the EU economy,...
Super Mario: 1up? NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Authors: Silvia MerlerThe stake at this month’s meeting of the ECB’s Governing Council was exceptionally high. Mario Draghi himself raised the bar of expectations, with his intervention at Jackson Hole. That speech marked a significant ch...
Keynote address from Mateusz Szczurek, Minister of Finance of Poland NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Authors: Europe, the way ahead will be on the focus of this year’s Bruegel annual meeting. In the fall and after the European election, a new leadership will come into office. It will be time to reflect on the next steps Europe should take to o...
LIVE STREAM: Keynote address from Mateusz Szczurek, Minister of Finance of Poland NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Authors: Europe, the way ahead will be on the focus of this year’s Bruegel annual meeting. In the fall and after the European election, a new leadership will come into office. It will be time to reflect on the next steps Europe should take to o...
Tweaking China’s loan-deposit ratio rule NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Authors: Guonan MaIn the wake of the latest easing of Chinese monetary policy, the CBRC, China’s banking regulator, has recently modified a few details of how it calculates the bank loan/deposit ratio, which is currently capped at 75 percent by...
Blogs review: The bond market conundrum redux NEW
Bruegel blog 3 Weeks, 20 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Authors: Jérémie Cohen-SettonWhat’s at stake: Fed tapering was widely expected to push up US yields. Instead, US yields have fallen since the beginning of the year, raising the question of whether we’re seeing a new version...
Is Europe saving away its future? NEW
Bruegel blog 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Authors: Reinhilde VeugelersThis article was published by Vox. The Crisis affected public spending. Research and innovation is one area often highlighted as needing protection. This column does not find strong evidence that European countries sacrif...
Fact: Dim Sum bonds are not coming to rescue Russia's banks NEW
Bruegel blog 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Authors: Silvia MerlerThe imposition of joint US-EU sanctions meant a significant number of investment opportunities for both Russian companies and banks disappeared. Despite Russian efforts, it seems Asian markets will not provide a quick fix, as yi...
Chart: Sharp decline in intra-EU trade over the past 4 years NEW
Bruegel blog 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Authors: Giulio Mazzolini Source: Bruegel based on IMF data (Direction of Trade Statistics database). Note: The above figure shows intra-EU and intra-Eurozone shares of export on total export of the two groups respectively. Each of the two lines w...
Modi has promises to keep NEW
Bruegel blog 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Authors: Ashoka Mody, Michael WaltonThis opinion was published by the Business Standard. The roar of Narendra Modi's sweeping election victory and its narrative of radical change set up high expectations. Soon, however, came the whimper. The proposa...
Blogs review: Is this a European U-turn? NEW
Bruegel blog 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Authors: Jérémie Cohen-SettonWhat’s at stake: Speaking at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's annual conference Jackson Hole, Wyo., ECB President Mario Draghi made an important speech recognizing that the recovery in th...