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"Social Europe: Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow" by Bernadette Segol NEW
Social Europe 17 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
It’s an honour for me to be invited to deliver this lecture, commemorating Sir Pat Lowry: well-known as a former Chair of ACAS. ACAS exists to seek conciliation between unions and employers in Britain. I read in Sir Pat’s obituary that hi...
"The Nature Of The Greek Crisis" by Yanis Varoufakis NEW
Social Europe 18 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
German journalist Harald Schumann of Der Tagesspiegel and Arpad Bondy produced a documentary “The Trail of the Troika” for the TV channel Arte. The film features short clips with Yanis Varoufakis but now they released the full i...
"Greece And Other Benefit Scroungers" by Simon Wren-Lewis NEW
Social Europe 1 Day, 18 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Whenever I write a post critical of German views on Eurozone policy, I get comments which can be paraphrased in the following way. Greece (and maybe other Eurozone countries) are incapable of governing themselves properly, and when they get into diff...
"Thomas Piketty, Paul Krugman And Joseph Stiglitz On The Economy And Inequality" by SE NEW
Social Europe 1 Day, 20 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Thomas Piketty, Joseph Stiglitz and Paul Krugman were brought together in one event organised by 92nd Street Y in New York City to discuss economic issues and inequality in particular. You can watch the full conversation below. Have something to add...
"New Forms Of Employment Offer Both Benefits And Risks" by Irene Mandl NEW
Social Europe 4 Days, 15 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Social and economic changes in Europe have given rise to new forms of employment, many very different from traditional ‘work’. What are these new trends, and how do they affect working conditions and the labour market? Irene Mandl of Euro...
"The Three Drivers Of European Populism" by Henning Meyer and Ulrich Storck NEW
Social Europe 4 Days, 19 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
The Pegida demonstrations that took place in Dresden and some other big German cities have attracted a significant amount of attention in the media across Europe and beyond. Uncomfortable questions such as whether the sudden and unexpected outpouring...
"What You Need To Know About The Eurozone Crisis" by Paul Krugman NEW
Social Europe 5 Days, 18 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
German journalist Harald Schumann of Der Tagesspiegel and Arpad Bondy produced a documentary “The Trail of the Troika” for the TV channel Arte. The film features short clips with Paul Krugman but now they released the full interview...
"Deescalating Europe’s Politics Of Resentment" by Yanis Varoufakis NEW
Social Europe 6 Days, 17 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
A German television presenter recently broadcast an edited video of me, before I was Greece’s finance minister, giving his country the middle-finger salute. The fallout has shown the potential impact of an alleged gesture, especially in trouble...
"Pegida: Poland Takes Stock" by Paweł Świeboda NEW
Social Europe 6 Days, 19 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Pegida’s rise has been watched with much attention in Poland. The phenomenon tends to be regarded as a reaction to globalisation and a way of fuelling debate about its discontents. Polish observers note that although Pegida’s leadership i...
"Employment And Inclusive Development: Contesting Conventional Wisdom" by Iyanatul Islam NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 15 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
In a recently published book, my co-author Rizwanul Islam and I suggest that the notion of inclusive development should have the following attributes: (1) rapid, stable and sustainable per capita GDP growth; (2) sustained decline in income poverty; (...
"On Spendthrift Governments And The European Central Bank" by Ronald Janssen NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 15 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
The other culprit for the crisis: Spendthrift governments In an earlier post, I analysed the new offensive launched by the four presidents of European institutions on the next step in economic governance and saw it as a flawed attempt to rewrite...
"Believe In Europe But Prepare For Brexit" by Denis McShane NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
The people of Britain are poised for one of the biggest decisions in our history. In 2017, while the rest of Europe celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Treaty in Rome, I believe Britain will leave the European Union unless there is a major change...
"Where Now For Greece And The Eurozone?" by SE NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
In this first episode of Social Europe Talk (SET) economists James K. Galbraith and David Lizoain as well as Maria Joao Rodrigues, the Vice-President of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, join Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer to...
"Europe And The Challenge Of Re-Starting Growth" by Karl Aiginger NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
The Eurozone is arguably the greatest economic casualty of the 2008 financial crisis.  Whilst both the US and China have managed to exceed 2008 GDP levels, Europe continues to languish and in many cases (notably, Greece, Spain and Portugal) is w...
"Pegida’s Spirit Haunts France – With No Response Yet" by Renaud Thillaye NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Pegida may have caught everyone by surprise in Germany, but its spirit is unfortunately all too familiar to French people. With the Front National’s enduring presence and future prospects, anti-Islam, ant-immigration, anti-establishment views o...
"The European Social Dialogue: Time For A Choice" by Philippe Pochet NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
The European Social Dialogue this year celebrates its 30th anniversary (1985-2015). On 6 March, to mark the occasion and provide new impetus, the European Commission organised a major conference. The six conference workshops were indicative of the di...
"How The Troika Breaches EU Law" by Lukas Oberndorfer NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
How did the troika come about formally? In 2010 it became apparent that the European constitution offers no clues as to how one should handle financial crises on this scale. So, instead of setting in train the democratic procedures designed to do thi...
"Where Now For The Europe 2020 Strategy?" by Wolfgang Kowalsky NEW
Social Europe 1 Week, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Does the Commission take unemployment as a serious challenge? What future for the Europe 2020 strategy? A few comments on European Commission: “Results of the public consultation on the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive...
"How Mark Blyth Told US Congress That Austerity Is Wrong In 7 Minutes" by SE NEW
Social Europe 2 Weeks, 17 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Mark Blyth has become one of the world’s leading scholars on austerity and how this wrong-headed policy wrecks economies. If you want the key arguments for why this is the case in 7 minutes then watch the video below (thanks to the Re...
"The Eurozone Has Become A Glorified Debtors’ Prison" by Philippe Legrain NEW
Social Europe 2 Weeks, 18 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
With no lasting solution yet found for dealing with Greek debt, and economies in the Eurozone continuing to suffer from weak growth, how can Europe finally solve the problems brought on by the financial crisis? In an interview with EUROPP’s edi...