Posts Tagged ‘Austerity’

Ideas Monitor #28/2017

What's next for the negotiotations between EU and UK? Further highlights about France-German apparent friendship and its consequences for Europe. ...

Ideas Monitor #20/2017

This week's IM focuses on a new way of talking about austerity measures and the future of the national identities in an increasingly globalised world....

Political Briefing #103/2016

The refugee crisis continues to be one of the main concerns of the European political class, while the politics of austerity is back under the spotlight....

Political Briefing #98/2016

The politics of austerity is back under the spotlight. In other news, the Brexit debate continues to make the headlines in the UK and the EU-Turkey relationship remains quite troubled....

Political briefing #80/2016

The development of Brexit continues to be one of the main concerns for European politicians and institutions and the politics of austerity are back in the spotlight. In the meantime, the Hungarian ref...

Italy vs Weidmann: a Twitter based analysis

On April 26, the president of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Jens Weidmann, held a speech at the German embassy in Rome. He claimed the Italian government does not respect the fiscal discipline principles e...

Ideas Monitor #13/2016

This week’s intellectual debate has been dominated by the Brexit referendum; the Greek bailout agreement; and the status of EU institutions....

Political Briefing #4/2016

“I think it will need more time. The discussions only started a short time ago. We have to do everything we can to make Britain stay. Not on any conditions, that would be senseless. But there are so...

Political Briefing #45/2017

The negotiations over the Greek bailout are back under the spotlight with the prospect of the Eurogroup meeting on Thursday. In other news, the European Commission started procedures to sanction Polan...

Political Briefing #86/2016

The UK government’s cabinet is said to undergo deep tensions in the Brexit debate. Meanwhile, European governments are seeking to pass their budget laws and the destiny of the Greek economy is becom...

Political briefing #79/2016

The refugee crisis continues to make the headlines all over Europe. In the meantime, austerity, investment policies, and debt restructuring have resurfaced in European public debates....

Ideas Monitor #20/2016

This week, EuVisions takes part in the 11th edition of the Trento Economics Festival, whose theme this year is “Where growth takes place”. For the occasion, this Ideas Monitor focuses primarily on...

Political Briefing #49/2016

“[W]hen I hear the EU being compared to the plans and projects of Adolf Hitler I cannot remain silent. Such absurd arguments should be completely ignored if they hadn't been formulated by one of the...

Political Briefing #45/2016

“You’re not a leftist. You’re an opportunist who will do everything to stay in power”. (Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Leader of Greece’s New Democracy Party (to Alexis Tsipras) )...

Political Briefing #14/2016

“[Mario Draghi] said that although the rules of the Stability Pact need to be respected, governments should reduce taxes and allocate more resources for investment. In other words, he is suggesting ...

Political Briefing #1/2016

“In July 2015, we witnessed a financial coup executed from the European Union and its institutions against the Greek government, condemning the Greek population to keep suffering the austerity polic...

Political Briefing #102/2016

The negotiations linked to the third Greek bailout remain one of the main concerns of European politicians and institutions. In other news, Brexit continues to make the headlines in the UK and Brussel...

Political Briefing #94/2016

The rise of populist parties continues to be one of the main concerns of European politicians and institutional leaders. Brexit continues to make the headline across Europe and the debates on austerit...

Political Briefing #84/2016

The Greek bail-out negotiations are back under the spotlight. In other news, the Brexit debate continues to make the headlines in the UK and across Europe....

Political Briefing #76/2016

The politics of austerity is back in the spotlight, while the post-Brexit referendum scenario remains one of the main concerns of European politicians....

Political Briefing #54/2016

"Is it in London's interest for me to hold grudges? Is it in London's interests for the mayor of London to be at permanent war with the Conservative prime minister?" (Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, as h...

Political Briefing #40/2016

“His Majesty the King … has found that there is no candidate who has the necessary support for the Congress of Deputies to grant him its confidence”. (Spanish Royal Palace statement.)...

Political Briefing #4/2015

[The results of the Spanish elections are] "very interesting, because as has already happened in Greece and Portugal, governments which apply rigid austerity measures, even if these are accompanied by...

Political Briefing #104/2016

After the Berlin terrorist attacks, the debate on national security became prominent in German politics, while the Greek bailout politics is back under the spotlight....

Political Briefing #101/2016

Austerity-related discussions are prominent in Greece and Spain, the refugee crisis makes the headlines across Europe and the elections of the new President of the EP continues to be one of the main c...

Ideas Monitor #35/2016

This week we inquire the origin of support for austerity policies and whether Brexit will lead to less Europe and more neoliberal policies....

Political Briefing #48/2016

“I think if I were from Britain I would probably [...] I would not want it, I would want to go back to the different system”. (Donald Trump, Republican candidate for 2016 U.S. Presidential electio...

Political Briefing #7/2016

“I consider [the migration crisis] more serious than the so-called "euro crisis". Why? Because what is at stake is not just economic matter, it's about political acceptance and because the very sudd...

Renzi Vs Juncker: interactive dashboard

The clash between Italy and the Commission is as communicative as it is political. In an unusually sharp exchange, for instance, Renzi recently reminded the Commission that the times in which Italy wo...