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Michael Wohgemuth

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Nov 2017

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Is a European Monetary Fund needed? By Michael Wohlgemuth

  Before the end of the year, the European Commission plans to publish its first proposals for the establishment of a European Monetary Fund (EMF). The idea of a new vehicle to deal with the eurozone debt crises has been floated since 2010, when it was proposed by the German government. At the time, it […]

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colombatto

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Apr 2017

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The future of euroskepticism. By Enrico Colombatto

The future of the euro is not a technical matter. Of course, the quality of a currency should be evaluated by its capacity to preserve its purchasing power and to ensure that companies and individuals do not get distorted signals (for example, by artificially low interest rates). There is no doubt that from this viewpoint, […]

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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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ezb-2

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Dez 2016

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Bankenabwicklungsmechanismus: Niemand dringt auf Anwendung. Von Alexander Fink und Kevin Spur.

Erst am Mittwoch billigte das italienische Parlament 20 Milliarden Euro, um notleidende italienische Banken im Ernstfall vor der Zahlungsunfähigkeit bewahren zu können. Auf den ersten Blick irritiert das, wurde doch für derartige Schieflagen im Bankensektor eigens ein Einheitlicher Europäischer Bankenabwicklungsmechanismus ins ...

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vincenzo scarpetta

02

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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ezb-5

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Nov 2016

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Seen and not seen: EZB-Geldpolitik und Zombie-Firmen. Von Alexander Fink und Kevin Spur

Als die Zinssätze auf Staatsanleihen strauchelnder Regierungen im Euroraum bis zum Sommer 2012 enorm stiegen, kündigte EZB-Präsident Mario Draghi am 26. Juli 2012 an, dass die EZB „innerhalb ihres Mandats alles Erforderliche tun [werde], um den Euro zu erhalten“. Das bis heute ungenutzte OMT-Programm war geboren, das einen ...

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