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I was interviewed on BBC World TV News on 28 August Tweet

Posted 31 Aug 2015 in BBC Online, Blog, Europe, Immigration
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Posted 30 Aug 2015 in Blog, China Newsweek, euro, Greece
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Paul Collier, an expert on African economies, has written a poorly researched book on immigration, Exodus, that is full of holes, as Michael Clemens pointed out in his review in Foreign Affairs. On Al Jazeera’s Head to Head programme presented by Mehdi Hasan, I was part of a panel challenging his views.  Watch it here I speak […]

Posted 26 Aug 2015 in Al Jazeera, Blog, Immigration
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My column for Foreign Policy Tweet

Posted 26 Aug 2015 in Blog, Debt, euro, Foreign Policy, Germany, Greece
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My column for Foreign Policy Tweet

Posted 26 Aug 2015 in Blog, Europe, Foreign Policy, Immigration
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An excellent pamphlet by Jeremy Cliffe, The Economist’s new Bagehot columnist, explains how a number of long-term trends are likely to create a cosmopolitan liberal majority in Britain. This poses big challenges, and big opportunities, for existing political parties. I wrote a response to the pamphlet for Policy Network and argued in CapX that while Labour […]

Posted 26 Aug 2015 in Blog, Britain, Politics
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I participated in a debate in City AM about this with Steven Woolfe, UKIP’s immigration spokesman. Tweet

Posted 11 Aug 2015 in Blog, Britain, Business, Immigration
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Posted 11 Aug 2015 in Blog, Britain, City AM, Immigration
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I was interviewed by Thomas Mulhall for the publication New Eastern Europe. Tweet

Posted 11 Aug 2015 in Blog, Immigration, Poland, Population
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My piece for CapX Tweet

Posted 10 Aug 2015 in Blog, Britain, CapX, Immigration
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Posted 07 Aug 2015 in Blog, CCTV America, Global Economy
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My interview with Rui Pedro Antunes in Portugal’s Diário de Notícias Tweet

Posted 06 Aug 2015 in Blog, Diario de Noticias, euro, Portugal
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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 Tweet

Posted 31 Jul 2015 in Blog, euro, Foreign Policy, France, Germany
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With its new Information Technology Agreement,  the WTO is back in business. My piece for CapX here Tweet

Posted 30 Jul 2015 in Blog, technology, Trade
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Britain is becoming more like London: its people are increasingly diverse, urban, university-educated, international, and socially liberal. This cosmopolitan future is overwhelmingly a good thing, and one which today’s politicians neglect at their peril. That is the essential message of Jeremy Cliffe’s clear-eyed and persuasive paper, which ought to be carefully read and digested by […]

Posted 30 Jul 2015 in Blog, Britain, Diversity, Immigration, Policy Network
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Greece’s former finance minister is being pilloried for doing what needed to be done. My piece for the Guardian Tweet

Posted 29 Jul 2015 in Blog, euro, Greece, The Guardian
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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, euro, Germany, Project Syndicate
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My column for CapX Tweet

Posted 22 Jul 2015 in Blog, Britain, CapX, euro, Europe, Germany
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Mon article, traduit pour l’OPEE Tweet

Posted 20 Jul 2015 in Blog, Debt, euro, OPEE
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I was interviewed at the Lindau meeting of Nobel laureates in economics Tweet

Posted 08 Jul 2015 in Blog, Economics