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Solving Non-Performing Loans in Europe to speed up the recovery

by Pierre Beynet, Head of Division, Country Studies Branch, OECD Economics Department

Almost 10 years after the outset of the financial crisis in summer 2008, European growth remains modest, constantly underperforming the OECD average. 833 more words

The Road to Rotterdam

We started the day with a visit to the Otto Beisheim School of Management (WHU) to further understand the dynamics of family business. Dr. Max Leitterstorf presented various theoretical frameworks to analyze the relationships between the business and the family and how they might differ in their decisions from non-family firms. 276 more words

Study Tour

Tory Election Manifesto should include a commitment to a referendum on Scottish Independence

Comment by Anthony J Sargeant

I empathize with my Scottish friends who want Scotland to become an independent self-governing country. What I then find difficult to understand is that the SNP, who are demanding a second referendum in anticipation of securing a ‘Yes’ vote for Scottish Independence, are doing so with the express aim of then joining the EU. 829 more words

Anthony J Sargeant

Scottish Independence Referendum - but then what? Independence from whom?

Comment by Anthony J Sargeant

I empathize with my Scottish friends who want Scotland to become an independent self-governing country. What I then find difficult to understand is that the SNP, who are demanding a second referendum in anticipation of securing a ‘Yes’ vote for Scottish Independence, are doing so with the express aim of then joining the EU. 830 more words

Anthony Sargeant

Merkel Loves Macron BUT -- Can't Do Anything About Trade Surplus

Praising Macron, Merkel says Germany’s hands tied on trade surplus

Reuters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a news conference after the Schleswig-Holstein regional state elections, in Berlin, Germany, May 8, 2017. 280 more words

Spring in Europe

After years in which Europe has been an area of concern for investors, we are finally entering, in our view, a more positive phase. Going forward, we believe that five questions will be top of mind for investors. 1,043 more words

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ECB policies [What Think Tanks are thinking]

Written by Marcin Grajewski,

The European Central Bank is pushing ahead with its monetary stimulus programme, which was launched more than two years ago to counter deflationary pressures in the euro zone economy, and to strengthen then fragile economic growth. 711 more words

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