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"The ECB’s problem is not arithmetic but politics (or to eat or not to eat sheep?)" by Andrew Watt NEW
Social Europe 1 Day, 6 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
  Francesco Papadia, a distinguished monetary policy expert, has written an unfortunately potentially misleading piece on quantitative easing (QE) by the ECB. Entitled Some unpleasant Quantitative Easing Arithmetic, the author argues, in es...
"Why It Is Questionable How Fair The Hungarian Election Was" by Agnes Batory NEW
Social Europe 2 Days, 4 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Hungary held elections on 6 April, with the ruling Fidesz party winning a clear majority of seats. While there was initially some doubt over whether Fidesz had secured the ‘super-majority’ in parliament needed to amend the country’s...
"Is German Policy The Greatest Eurozone Threat? A Response To Jürgen Stark" by Thomas Fazi NEW
Social Europe 2 Days, 5 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
In a recent article published in the Financial Times, Jürgen Stark, a former member of the ECB’s executive board, brings the anti-inflation paranoia that the German establishment has accustomed us to since the start of the crisis to a whol...
"Q&A With Noam Chomsky" by Noam Chomsky NEW
Social Europe 3 Days, 6 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Noam Chomsky visited Google on 8th April and took part in its Talks at Google programme. Rather than giving one uniform talk, Noam Chomsky engaged in a Q&A session replying to the following questions collected form Google users. Noam Chomsky&rsqu...
"The Top 6 Work Skills Today’s Employers Want" by Laura Brewer NEW
Social Europe 3 Days, 8 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
After four years of college, my son is about to graduate with a degree in Environmental Politics. We are both aware that he is entering the job market at a time when more and more young people cannot find work. While putting together his résum...
"Losing Interest" by Barry Eichengreen NEW
Social Europe 4 Days, 6 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Two of the world’s most prominent economic institutions, the International Monetary Fund and Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, recently warned that the global economy may be facing an extended period of low interest rates. Why is...
"Austerity, Journalists And The Financial Sector" by Simon Wren-Lewis NEW
Social Europe 4 Days, 7 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
The argument that current growth (since 2013 in the UK and maybe from 2014 in the Eurozone) vindicates austerity is ludicrous. Anyone who comes to the debate without existing baggage can see that developments in the UK and Eurozone have been entirely...
"Why Digital Niche Media Are On The Rise" by Henning Meyer NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
The digital niche media market has entered another very interesting development phase, at least in the US. And to be perfectly honest the US is the place you have to look at if you want to keep abreast of publishing trends. In my view, Europe lags be...
"What Is Vladimir Putin’s Calculus?" by Joseph S. Nye NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
By most accounts, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been the winner in the Ukraine crisis, at least so far. His annexation of Crimea, which Nikita Khrushchev arbitrarily transferred to Ukraine in 1954, has been widely applauded at home, and he has...
"Ten Steps To Revive The European Economy" by Manuel de la Rocha-Vázquez NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Economistas Frente a la Crisis (Economists Confronting The Crisis) is a group of Spanish economists founded in 2011, who refuse to remain indifferent to the increase social suffering and inequality brought about by current economic policies. Our aims...
"Proposals To Fight Unemployment In Europe" by Frank Roels NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Comparing several proposals for economic growth, I focus on the number of novel, additional jobs that are predicted. Indeed, the present prospects for employment in the EU are not favorable. Although the IMF expects a return to growth in the Eurozone...
"Why Martin Schulz Is The “Marmite” Candidate For The Commission Presidency" by Gary Titley NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
I had twenty exciting years as a Member of the European Parliament. During that time many momentous events took place and it was a privilege to have played my small part in many of them. Yet, I was only there by the skin of my teeth thanks to the eve...
"Digital Risk In The Modern Society" by Ulrich Beck NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
The issue of privacy and the surveillance of digital communications has been a key topic of concern across Europe, particularly in the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s disclosures on the surveillance activities conducted by the United States&rsquo...
"Hope for the best prepare for the worst: the European economy spring 2014" by Andrew Watt NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
The main message for European policymakers from the IMK economic forecast last week – available in German here – is that while there are strong grounds to hope for the best, concrete steps need to be taken to avoid the worst. Let us start...
"Alter The European Union: A Conference In Helsinki For Progressive Change" by John Weeks NEW
Social Europe 2 Weeks, 8 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
At the end of March a coalition of progressive parties and groups organized a meeting in Helsinki focusing on fostering change in the European Union (political program summarized here). For anyone seeking to transform the present EU of the 1% into an...
"On The Alleged Pains Of The Strong Euro" by Jörg Bibow NEW
Social Europe 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Since its most recent low of $1.20, reached in the heat of the summer of 2012, the euro has appreciated by 15 percent against the US dollar and by more than 10 percent in inflation-adjusted terms against a broad basket of currencies representative of...
"Reforming China’s State-Market Balance" by Joseph Stiglitz NEW
Social Europe 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
No country in recorded history has grown as fast – and moved as many people out of poverty – as China over the last thirty years. A hallmark of China’s success has been its leaders’ willingness to revise the country’s ec...
"The European Election – Why This Time It Is Different" by NewsWatch NEW
Social Europe 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 32 Minutes ago
The outcome of this year’s European election will, for the first time, determine who will become the new president of the European Commission (the EU’s main executive institution). The main political groups in the European Parliament have...
"Gobbledygook: Federalism Contra The Nation-State" by Lammert De Jong and Pooyan Tamimi Arab NEW
Social Europe 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Populist rhetoric portrays the European Union as the end of the nation-state. In the words of Vlaams Belang: Europhile Autism wafts through the corridors of Brussels![i] The status of the nation-state is of critical concern indeed, yet imagining a co...
"Will Vladimir Putin Bolster The Eurozone?" by Jean Pisani-Ferry NEW
Social Europe 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 5 Hours ago
Jacek Rostowski, Poland’s finance minister until last November, recently suggested that Russian President Vladimir Putin would not have dared to annex Crimea if he had not observed Europe agonizing over a solution to the euro crisis. Is Rostows...