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Popular Economics Weekly
It is now beyond a reasonable doubt that Germany and its austerity cohorts want to drive Greece out of the Eurozone by insisting that it adhere to its agreement to pass most of its meager budget surplus to service its foreign debt, rather than invest it back into the Greek economy. 516 more words
What if Germany’s partners are no longer able or willing to submit themselves to the competitive pressures of a globalizing economy? What if current reform efforts across the Eurozone fail to produce the economic convergence that is ultimately at the core of internal cohesion? 307 more words
For the first time in a lifetime, fears were raised last year over the health of Germany’s exports sector. Should we be getting worried?
Even through the most tumultuous months of the seemingly perpetual eurozone crisis, Germany’s famed exports sector remained an oasis of calm in the desert storm. 1,224 more words
Viviane Raddatz (World Wildlife Fund) writes from Berlin to correct assertions made in the FT editorial of November 25th.
Though admitting that Germany currently has an excess of coal generation capacity, she explains that this is due to the dysfunctional EU emissions trading scheme, not its transition to renewable energy… 225 more words
Britain’s boosting economy backfires
It seems that the UK’s recent substantial economic growth has brought with it some costly repercussions. Britain has been told that it must contribute an additional £1.7bn towards the European Union budget by the end of November as a result of its relative economic success. 1,144 more words