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Monday, June 27, 2016

Making the Eurozone more resilient: What is needed now and what can wait? | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal

Making the Eurozone more resilient: What is needed now and what can wait? | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal

Britain voted to leave the EU. This is terrible news for the UK, but it is also bad news for the Eurozone. Brexit opens the door to all sorts of shocks, and dangerous political snowball effects. Now is the time to shore up the Eurozone’s resiliency. The situation is not yet dire, but prompt action is needed. This VoxEU column – which is signed by a wide range of leading economists – identifies what needs to be done soon, and what should also be done but can probably wait if markets are patient. 


Brad DeLong reacts 



Further reaction from Paul Krugman

Monday, June 13, 2016

Avoiding another Eurozone Crisis: Part I | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal

Avoiding another Eurozone Crisis: Part I | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal



Mike Wickens 07 June 2016

A New Start for the Eurozone: Dealing with Debt | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal

A New Start for the Eurozone: Dealing with Debt | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal



This report, the first in the Monitoring the Eurozone series, addresses the measures Eurozone countries need to take to guard against returning financial instability that could threaten a sustainable recovery. The authors consider stock operations, lending structures and regulatory changes in protecting sovereign debt on a national and Europe-wide level.

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 the authors propose a package of institutional changes that can help to restore growth and prosperity to the Eurozone, whilst at the same time being politically feasible.