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By Hans-Werner Sinn - May 27,2017
Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French presidential election sent a wave of relief and euphoria across Europe.
By Hans-Werner Sinn - May 13,2017
US President Donald Trump has criticised Germany’s enormous current-account surplus, which he considers the result of German currency manipulation.
By Hans-Werner Sinn - Dec 31,2015
During the financial crisis, the eurozone’s northern members rescued their southern counterparts by offering huge bailouts and backing the European Central Bank’s promise to save the euro at all costs.When Germany recently requested a quota system to cope with the massive influx
By Hans-Werner Sinn - Oct 07,2015
Migrants seeking to escape poverty and war are flowing into Europe by the hundreds of thousands.
By Hans-Werner Sinn - Aug 09,2015
After months of games and brinkmanship, and only a week after Greek voters rejected the conditions for a 7.5 billion-euro ($8.2 billion) rescue package, the end came swiftly.
By Hans-Werner Sinn - Apr 16,2015
The euro has brought a balance-of-payments crisis to Europe, just as the gold standard did in the 1920s. In fact, there is only one difference between the two episodes: During today’s crisis, huge international rescue packages have been available. These rescue packages ha
By Hans-Werner Sinn - Jan 11,2015
More details about the European Commission’s 315 billion euros ($390 billion) investment plan for 2015-2017 have finally come to light. The programme, announced by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in November, amounts to a massive shadow budget, twice as l
By Hans-Werner Sinn - Aug 24,2014
Italy is now in a triple-dip recession.
By Hans-Werner Sinn - Jun 30,2014
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, currently the subject of intense negotiations between the European Union and the United States, is making big waves. Indeed, given the scale of the two economies, which together account for more than 50 per cent  of world
By Hans-Werner Sinn - May 11,2014
The euro crisis has passed through six phases so far.



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