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Foreign Policy, 21 January 2015. Europe needs stimulus. But quantitative easing won’t make the eurozone’s real problems go away.

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Foreign Policy, 8 January 2015. You don’t have to be a radical leftist to get that Athens needs debt relief. And a Syriza victory in this month’s elections might be the only way to get it.

Posted 14 Jan 2015 in euro, Foreign Policy, Greece, Published articles
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Svenska Dagbladet, 25 September 2014

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Project Syndicate, 23 September 2014

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Quartz, 26 May 2014.

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The Guardian, 16 May 2014. The financial crisis led to a eurozone shaped by Germany’s narrow interests as a creditor. We need a freer, fairer Europe

Posted 21 May 2014 in Economics, euro, Europe, Politics, Published articles
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Financial Times, 29 April 2014. Peripheral bond yield rally is reaching bubble proportions

Posted 29 Apr 2014 in euro, Finance, Financial Times, Published articles
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Svenska Dagbladet, 24 April 2014.

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The Independent, 24 April 2014. The crisis has tipped many into disillusionment, despair and extremism – we need a European Spring.

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New York Times, 21 April 2014. To persist with current policies and institutions will corrode support for the European Union and risks destroying it. We need a European Spring of economic and political renewal.

Posted 21 Apr 2014 in euro, New York Times, Published articles
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Project Syndicate, 14 April 2014. The eurozone’s bogus banking union is a recipe for entrenching economic and political division.

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Svenska Dagbladet, 30 January 2014.

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Svenska Dagbladet, 5 December 2013.

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Svenska Dagbladet, 27 October 2013.

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Svenska Dagbladet, 1 September 2013.

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Die Berliner Republik, 06/12. Wenn Vorbehalte gegen Eingewanderte und Einwanderung laut werden, gehen Progressive nicht selten in Deckung. Das ist ein großer Fehler. Denn sowohl progressive Prinzipien als auch Pragmatismus und ökonomische Vernunft sprechen dafür, Einwanderung und Vielfalt ohne Wenn und Aber zu unterstützen

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CNN México, 19 February 2013. Desde un punto de vista económico y moral, lo mejor sería que todos pudiéramos movernos libremente, como sucedía en el siglo XIX, cuando Estados Unidos tenía fronteras más o menos accesibles. Eso puede parecer una fantasía peligrosa; sin embargo, la reciente experiencia en Europa indica lo contrario.

Posted 23 Feb 2013 in CNN, Immigration, Published articles, United States
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CNN, 12 February 2013. From an economic – and a moral – point of view, it would be best if everybody could move freely, as they could in the 19th century, when the United States had more or less open borders. That may seem like a dangerous fantasy, yet recent experience in Europe suggests otherwise.

Posted 23 Feb 2013 in CNN, Immigration, Published articles, United States
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CNN, 8 June 2012. It is no longer acceptable to discriminate against people on the basis of a whole range of characteristics that they happen to be born with, notably their gender, their race and their sexuality. So why is it still deemed acceptable to discriminate against people on the basis of where they happen to have been born?

Posted 10 Jun 2012 in CNN, Immigration, Published articles
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Project Syndicate, 15 February 2012. Austerity alone cannot solve Europe’s economic and financial crisis. Growth and jobs need to be promoted with equal zeal.

Posted 21 Feb 2012 in Europe, Project Syndicate, Published articles