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Public Investment: why America’s “more” is better than Europe’s “too little”

Cross-posted from Brussels Morning (https://brusselsmorning.com)
The US is deploying approximately 25% of its GDP to bolster the economy in comparison to a more timid approach from Europe, the former will likely prove better for labour market recovery.
There is now hope that the global economic situation will rebound as the pace of vaccination picks up. …

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Good luck, Mario

23. February 2021 I Europe, General Politics

Cross-posted from Brussels Morning (https://brusselsmorning.com)
“Poor guy,” I thought at first when I heard that Mario Draghi had accepted a mandate from the President of Italy to form a new Italian government. But upon a little more reflection, I realized that Mario Draghi may well be “the poor man,” but for Italy he probably represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. …

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The virus and the season

27. November 2020 I Europe, Events, General Politics

(This is an automated translation, I corrected substantive mistakes but not grammar and style)
Cross-posted from Makroskop
In the corona discussion, many people feel that it is hopeless from the outset to search for a hypothesis that provides clear indications of the further course of the pandemic. …

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