Tag Archives: European Union

The "PIIGS plus" club on Twitter

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I could not work out who initially started the whole thing, but, …

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How an arcane statistical law could have prevented the Greek disaster

The EU can use a mathematical law as an early warning system for manipulated …

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Save the Euro, for God's sake!

I think this  really deserves some publicity.
Twelve european top economists just published a dramatic …

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PIIGS exposure of individual German banks

It was a little bit inconvenient because I had to gather the data from …

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Finally, a song on the Euro debt crisis

A fistful of Euros (image via Wikipedia)
My colleagues at “The Guardian” are not only …

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EU banks hold 194.1bn Euros of potentially toxic bonds

The 90 most important banks in the European Union jointly hold 194.1 billion Euros …

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Filed under Banking, Financial Crisis

Will the Euro survive, David Marsh?

On Monday evening, David Marsh presented the second edition of this book about the …

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Letters: Lucrezia Reichlin (and others) on Target2

Lucrezia Reichlin is  quite an authority when it comes to monetary policy in the …

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Filed under Monetary Policy, Target 2