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New Publication out! do crises impact on preferences for fiscal integration?

In this paper, published on the peer-reviewed journal Comparative European Politics, I analyse quantitatively the impact of the Eurocrisis on preferences for fiscal integration. … 222 more words


The New Wilhelminism

Summary: Germany under its last emperor Wilhelm II strived to become a world power and ultimately failed. Today’s Germany, while dispensing with the empire’s militarism, is more successful: it is dominating Europe, due to its economic weight. 4,748 more words


Fresh audio product

Just added to my radio archive (click on date for link):

December 21, 2017 DH on bitcoin • Yanis Varoufakis ties up some loose ends on… 13 more words


Waarom moeten we nog eens aan Yanis Varoufakis denken? @nrc #griekenlandaandeafgrond @eu @imf

In de nrc-column van vandaag van Maarten Schinkel, ‘Denk nog eens aan Yanis Varoufakis’, suggereert deze kop dat de oud-minister van Financiën van Griekenland uitstekend werk heeft verricht, of had er moeten staan: ‘Denk nog eens aan die arme maar dappere Yanis Varoufakis, die meende dat de beleggers geen misbruik van de situatie van zijn land mochten maken?’ Onduidelijk dus, zodat de tekst uitsluitsel moet kunnen geven: 816 more words


Trump vs Merkel: German Trade on Trial and the Eurozone Crisis

Trump and Merkel’s latest clash over German trade policy revives a decade-long economic power struggle within Europe. Germany’s export is booming: is it a problem? Should Berlin invest more? 1,300 more words


A General Logic of Crisis

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How Will Capitalism End? by Wolfgang Streeck
Verso, 262 pp, £16.99, November 2016, ISBN 978 1 78478 401 0

‘Whatever it takes.’ These words, spoken by the president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, to a crowd of investors in the City of London on 26 July 2012, have come to represent the symbolic end to the acute phase of the global financial crisis. 8,047 more words