is Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) in London. His books include "Europe’s Deadlock: How the Euro Crisis Could Be Solved – And Why It Won’t Happen".
The president of the European Central Bank has a tough balancing act to pull off – do too little and the common currency will fall apart; too much, and European policy-makers won’t take steps necessary to strengthen it.
By rejecting the manner in which the EU develops into […]
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+++ Becoming a global player is a “question of survival“ for the EU, argues Jana Puglierin; Florence Gaub draws up a foreign policy bucket list for incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen; Claire Demesmay explains what’s behind Emmanuel Macron’s foreign policy offensive; Tony Connelly profiles Phil Hogan, future EU trade commissioner and among those who’ll forge a post-Brexit relationship with the United Kingdom; Noah Gordon, in his Carbon Critical column, look at how industry could reduce CO2 emissions; Noah Barkin warns of tough decisions on China in 2020; Shahin Vallée on Germany’s debt brake “Lebenslüge“ and why a debate on fiscal policy is needed urgently; and much more +++