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Keeping Perspective

The U.S. stock market rally during the post crisis period seemingly will never end. It is already the third longest bull market in history, and what is particularly remarkable is that it has come in the immediate aftermath of what has been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. 159 more words

Market Outlook


Greece has a newly-elected government which campaigned on the promise that, if elected, it would renegotiate the bailout terms that previously were imposed upon the Greek economy by a previous government and its financial bailout partners. 406 more words

Fiscal Policy

The future of the welfare state

Europeans are proud of their high standard of living, social protection and generous provision of various public services.

But the global financial meltdown and the ensuing sovereign debt crisis in Europe triggered a debate about the sustainability of this model. 149 more words

EU Agenda

Europe out of balance: an analysis of current accounts in Europe

Editor’s note: This post is part of a series showcasing Barcelona GSE master projects by students in the Class of 2014. The project is a required component of every master program. 120 more words