Many estimates of the effects of Brexit overlook one fundamental element: the integration of our economies into global value chains. That will be negative for other European countries. For Britain, there is a possible way [...]
The existing European Treaty is dangerously disfunctional. Better guidelines would enhance rather than constrain economic policy. Here are some, including making the European Central Bank the reserve buyer of national public bonds John Weeks is [...]
A look ahead to the Spanish elections on April 28th. The issue of Catalan separatism looms large, while the right appears more fragmented than the left. A wild card could be the populist Vox party. [...]
The European Parliament stopped short of stripping ExxonMobil of lobbying rights after its failure to attend a hearing on climate denial Sophie Yeo writes for DesmogUK Cross-posted from DesmogUK ExxonMobil will retain its ability to [...]
Defending the euro actually showered profits on the European Central Bank – to the tune of 73 billion euros. But have the proceeds been fairly allocated? Stan Jourdan is head of Positive Money Europe Cross-posted [...]
“Economics beyond the Swabian hausfrau” is a series of talks, featuring some of the most prominent European heterodox economists, planned for this year and next in Berlin presented by BRAVE NEW EUROPE, the Helle Panke Foundation, and local groups of the Network for Pluralist Economics.
12 May: Warren Mosler “Introduction to Mondern Monetary Theory”
7pm, Kopenhagener Straße 9, 10437 Berlin, Donation 2 Euros
13 June: Quinn Slobodian "Neoliberal Globalism and the Backlash from Within"
19 June: Sergio Cesaratto "Italy and the European monetary union: a tale of two wrongs"
Book Review by David Shirreff Perhaps this book should be called The Theory of Everything, though that title has already been used for a movie about Stephen Hawking, the theoretical physicist and expert on black [...]