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MvL

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Apr 2017

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The day Europe goes bankrupt. By Prince Michael of Liechtenstein

Behavioral scientists have observed that man as a species has developed an ability to ignore threatening or negative information. We tend not to look closely at bank statements showing debt or disturbing results of medical tests. Surprisingly, people with higher IQs are even more prone to this mental displacement than the less ...

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prinz michael von liechtenstein

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Feb 2017

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The twilight of a European dream. By Prince Michael of Liechtenstein

United States President Donald Trump is threatening to impose economic sanctions against countries that he claims create unfair trade advantage to themselves by artificially depressing their currencies. His main targets are Germany, Japan and China. An interesting argument is used in the case of Germany. The U.S. points out that as ...

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enricocolombatto#

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Jan 2017

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The MPS bailout and the future of EU banking. By Enrico Colombatto

After a botched attempt to persuade old and new investors to put more money into Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS), the European Union and the Italian authorities refused to let the bank go belly up and obtained EU permission for a partial bailout. It was the first large-scale attempt to apply the bail-in principle […]

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Michael Wohgemuth

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Jan 2017

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Merkel and the myth of German hegemony. By Michael Wohlgemuth

More than any other major country in Europe, Germany has reason to be optimistic about 2017. Economically, gross domestic product is expected to grow by another 1.3 percent (somewhat less than in 2016, mainly due to calendar effects), employment should reach record highs (with more and more refugees filling gaps) while the jobless ...

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MvL

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Dez 2016

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25 years after Maastricht, the euro is worth rescuing. By Prince Michael of Liechtenstein

Europe is commemorating the inception of its common currency, the euro, a quarter of a century ago. The goal to establish it was set forth in the Maastricht Treaty, which was drafted in December 1991 and entered into force in 1993. The currency began its virtual existence in 1999, and euro bills and coins entered […]

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vincenzo scarpetta

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Dez 2016

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The Italian constitutional referendum: What is it about and what might happen next? By Vincenzo Scarpetta

On Sunday, Italians will head to the polls to either endorse or reject a major constitutional reform tabled by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s government and adopted by parliament earlier this year. The hype around the vote could hardly be bigger, mainly because Renzi has staked the future of his government on the outcome of the […]

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