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En materia de política económica demasiadas veces nos hemos dejado llevar por el determinismo de la ortodoxia vigente. La manera en que tenemos de afrontar las crisis  tiene mucho que ver con la doctrina dominante en el momento o con la que los mercados decidan primar en cada caso. Pero no deberíamos olvidar que la… » read more

In Wolfgang Schaeuble’s Germano-centric EU, no institution is more important – apart from his Politburo-like Eurogroup and the Office of the Chancellor – than his Ministry’s Council of Economic Advisers. The most influential adviser among them is Professor Hans-Werner Sinn from Munich, a Christian missionary-manqué turned tele-economist. Like any good German, Professor Sinn has but a few… » read more

To those in the know, the Italian peninsula was not only the cradle of the Roman Empire or Rome the centre of the Catholic faithful, but also the birthplace of capitalism and of countless statecraft innovations and institutions still widely used around the world today. During the middle ages, the Italian city-states thus discovered and… » read more

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To those in the know, the Italian peninsula was not only the cradle of the Roman Empire or Rome the centre of the Catholic faithful, but also the birthplace of capitalism and of countless statecraft innovations and institutions still widely used around the world today. During the middle ages, the Italian city-states thus discovered and… » read more

Who runs Europe? It might not be who we all think. That person might not be who we want to run Europe. Below follows a handful of paragraphs shamelessly copied from two recent interviews given by the former Greek Finance Minister, Yanis Varoufakis about his experience in the first half of this year whilst trying… » read more

I’m sure that many of us are watching the escalating cluster f*&k that is the negotiations between the Troika and Greece with amazement. It is as if both sides are desperate to prevent a deal. (I recently wrote about it here and here). My question is simple, what if Greece does not want to find… » read more

Conocer el desenlace final de la tragedia griega solo está al alcance de su autor. De ahí que pretender predecir a dónde nos llevará la convocatoria del referéndum del próximo domingo 5 de julio en Grecia, se me presume cuanto menos osado, algo bastante alejado de mis múltiples defectos. Pero sí creo que las declaraciones… » read more

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