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F. Passacantando: Could a digital currency strengthen the euro?
V. Termini - The risk of inflation cannot be our priority: The effects of Biden’s economic policy
G. L. Tosato - Common debt: NextGeneration is not the first case
C. Bastasin - Il Governo Draghi: Il fattore Europa nelle scelte degli investitori
E. Avgouleas, S. Micossi - On selling sovereigns held by the ECB to the ESM: institutional and economic policy implications
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US inflation is an important signal – Interview with Marcello Messori – Formiche
Marcello Messori discusses the higher than expected inflation currently challenging the American economy and how this phenomenon may (soon) force the Federal Reserve to review its expansionary monetary policy and produce a major impact on real growth....
The lights from Porto: a small step towards a Social Union? - Maurizio Ferrera - The Progressive Post
Some social federalists are disappointed: the Social Summit in Porto was downgraded to little more than a series of workshops, Angela Merkel only appeared online, the final declaration was tepid and the full endorsement of the European Commission’s Action...
The ethics of profit – Marcello Messori – Huffington Post
Professor Messori reviews Franco Debenedetti’s new book in which the author advances the thesis that capitalistic corporations fulfill their social role and satisfy their ethical principles only when they pursue the maximization of profit, thus aiming at...
Building-back-better after the Covid-19 crisis in Europe: The twin transition and divergence - Marco Buti and István P Székely - SUERF
Building back better by going green and digital is the way out of the Covid-19 crisis in Europe. Next Generation EU supports this twin transition. However, these are among the most knowledge-intensive and innovation-driven sectors, which require not only...
Interview with Francesco Saraceno – Rai 3 – TG3 Mondo
Professor Saraceno comments on US President Joe Biden’s controversial proposal to suspend patents on COVID-19 vaccines and the (negative) reaction that this proposal (understandably) caused among pharmaceutical companies as well as among many European...
What to Do About Eurozone Sovereign Debt - Stefano Micossi and Emilios Avgouleas - Project Syndicate
Now more than ever, the European Stability Mechanism should be adapted to manage eurozone member states' sovereign debts. Otherwise, the bloc's financial stability will be jeopardized, and governments will end up being penalized simply for supporting...
Interview with Francesco Saraceno - Class CNBC Caffè Affari
Professor Saraceno speaks about the National Recovery and Resilience Plan that Prime Minister Draghi presented to the Italian Parliament, especially the underlying difference between the new plan and the previous plan presented by Conte: an increase in...
Reshaping European economic integration in the post-Covid world - Marco Buti and George Papaconstantinou - Voxeu CEPR
Most of the discussion on the economic policy response to the pandemic in Europe has centred on its ambition, tools, and institutional characteristics. Less discussion has taken place on the factors shaping EU integration and economic policy priorities...