Hans-Werner Sinn On Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Hans-Werner Sinn, Prof. Of Economics and Public Finance: Europe’s Easy-Money Endgame

 The euro has brought a balance-of-payments crisis to Europe, just as the gold standard did in the 1920s. In fact, there is only one difference between the two episodes: During today’s crisis, huge More...

Hans-Werner Sinn On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Hans-Werner Sinn, Prof. Of Economics and Public Finance: Economics and Its Critics

There is much to criticize in economics nowadays. For example, the profession focuses far too little on political issues and far too much on beating students to death with mathematics. But much current criticism More...

Hans-Werner Sinn On Friday, December 26th, 2014

Hans-Werner Sinn, Prof. of Economics and Public Finance: Europe’s Shadow Budget

– More details about the European Commission’s €315 billion ($390 billion) investment plan for 2015-2017 have finally come to light. The program, announced by European Commission President Jean-Claude More...

Hans-Werner Sinn On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Hans-Werner Sinn, Prof. Of Economics and Public Finance: Europe’s Brush with Debt

– MUNICH – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and his Italian counterpart, Matteo Renzi, have declared – or at least insinuated – that they will not comply with the fiscal compact to which More...

Hans-Werner Sinn On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Hans-Werner Sinn, Prof. Of Economics And Public Finance : Free-Trade Pitfalls

– The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, currently the subject of intense negotiations between the European Union and the United States, is making big waves. Indeed, given the scale More...

Hans-Werner Sinn On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Hans-Werner Sinn, Prof. of Economics and Public Finance : Europe’s Next Moral Hazard

– The euro crisis has passed through six phases so far. It is worth recalling them, because they show how policymakers stumbled along, trying to put out fires without keeping an eye on where their More...

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