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My latest column for Project Syndicate on how the eurozone and refugee crises are causing Europe to disintegrate, with the chances that Britain will vote to leave the EU rising.

Posted 19 Oct 2015 in Blog
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This brings me to a wider point about political integration, as raised by economist and author Philippe Legrain: that the last thing the EU needs is ever-closer union. What makes this anti-integration argument so intriguing is that its proponent is pro-European. Mr Legrain’s argument is that the political integration on offer is of the wrong […]

Posted 19 Oct 2015 in Blog
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My latest column for CapX

Posted 16 Sep 2015 in Uncategorised
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My column for Brussels Times

Posted 14 Sep 2015 in Blog
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Posted 30 Aug 2015 in Blog
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My column for Foreign Policy

Posted 26 Aug 2015 in Blog
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My interview with Rui Pedro Antunes in Portugal’s Diário de Notícias

Posted 06 Aug 2015 in Blog
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The French and German views of the eurozone are irreconcilable. Rather than press for a fiscal and political union, the eurozone needs to accommodate national differences more. My column for Foreign Policy here

Posted 31 Jul 2015 in Blog
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Greece’s former finance minister is being pilloried for doing what needed to be done. My piece for the Guardian

Posted 29 Jul 2015 in Blog
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Posted 26 Jul 2015 in Blog
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The eurozone desperately needs mainstream alternatives to the lopsided “Berlin Consensus,” in which creditors’ interests come first and Germany dominates everyone else. Merkelism is causing economic stagnation, political polarization, and nasty nationalism. Institutionally, we need a flexible eurozone that respects national democracies, provides greater fiscal freedom and involves a mechanism for restructuring sovereign debt. My column […]

Posted 23 Jul 2015 in Blog
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My column for CapX

Posted 22 Jul 2015 in Blog
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Mon article, traduit pour l’OPEE

Posted 20 Jul 2015 in Blog
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Offer Greece debt relief. My column for Foreign Policy

Posted 06 Jul 2015 in Blog
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Interviewed by Dan White

Posted 06 Jul 2015 in Blog
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Chris Giles’s piece on Greece unquestioningly parrots its eurozone creditors’ position. Stop. Little could be further from the truth. Nobody denies Greek governments were profligate. But reckless borrowers require reckless lenders. It is those reckless private creditors who were bailed out by eurozone governments and the International Monetary Fund in 2010: nine of every ten […]

Posted 03 Jul 2015 in Blog
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Posted 30 Jun 2015 in Blog
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My column for CapX

Posted 29 Jun 2015 in Blog
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Posted 29 Jun 2015 in Blog
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My column for Foreign Policy

Posted 28 Jun 2015 in Blog