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I was interviewed in the Wall Street Journal by Stephen Fidler on why, contrary to what eurozone authorities claim, Greece needs debt relief “Of course they are going to say that,” said Philippe Legrain, a former economic adviser to the European Commission. Mr. Legrain says Greece should have been given debt relief back in 2010 instead […]

Posted 16 Jan 2015 in Blog, euro, Greece, Wall Street Journal Europe
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Europe is finally reforming. Governments are starting to liberalize. European Union leaders have pledged to nurture the new economy. Germany’s parliament has approved radical tax reform. France’s finance minister is talking about tax cuts too. Amazing. But is globalization forcing their hands? Tweet