Tag archive for ‘Austerity’
Joseph E. Stiglitz
Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz: Europe’s Attack on Greek Democracy

 The rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to outsiders to be the inevitable result of the bitter endgame playing out between Greece and its creditors. In fact, European leaders More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Greece’s finance minister Yanis Varoufakis: Austerity Is the Only Deal-Breaker

A common fallacy pervades coverage in the world’s media of the negotiations between the Greek government and its creditors. The fallacy, exemplified in a recent commentary by Philip Stephens of the Financial More...

Daniel Gros On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: Why Greece is Different

BRUSSELS – The seemingly interminable negotiations between the new Greek government and its international creditors – the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank, and the European Commission More...

Joschka Fischer
Joschka Fischer On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Former German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor Joschka Fischer: Tsipras in Dreamland

One can only feel sorry for Greece. For more than five years, the “troika” (the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund) has made it the object of a failed More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Austerity Is Not Greece’s Problem

When looking out a window, it is easy to be fooled by your own reflection and see more of yourself than the outside world. This seems to be the case when US observers, influenced by their own country’s More...

Daniel Gros On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: The Greek Austerity Myth

  Since the anti-austerity Syriza party’s victory in Greece’s recent general election, the “Greek problem” is again preoccupying markets and policymakers throughout Europe. Some fear a return to More...

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