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  • Financial ministers at the Bertelsmann Foundation - Financial Times Conference

    The Challenges of the Eurozone

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    Our blogger Michael Carbone reports about the Bertelsmann Foundation’s fifth annual conference which focuses on economic growth through innovation, global financial governance and the eurozone crisis: “System Upgrade: Time for an Economic Reboot“. On the eve of the annual Spring Meetings of the World Bank and IMF meetings in Washington, […]

  • The Darker Face of EU Solidarity

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    As Europe struggles on with the effects of the economic crisis, the debate on the upcoming EU budget is raising renewed concerns about solidarity. With calls for cuts to the Union’s budget becoming ever louder, we need to think about what effects fewer subsidies for poorer member states would have […]