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Labour force participation growth in Europe will rely more on targeted policies than a socio-educational push

Cristina Fernández, David Martínez Turégano, (2018), «Labour force participation growth in Europe will rely more on targeted policies than a socio-educational push», Vox, 7  Φεβρουαρίου European labour force participation has increased over recent decades, fuelled in large part by increased female labour participation, improvements in education levels, and socioeconomic factors. This column explores whether this trend will continue, or whether we will see a decline similar to that in the …Read More

Volume of retail trade down by 1.1% in euro area

Eurostat/Volume of retail trade down by 1.1% in euro area/5 Φεβρουαρίου 2018 In December 2017 compared with November 2017, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade decreased by 1.1% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.0% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In November, the retail trade volume rose by 2.0% in the euro area and by 2.1% in the EU28. In December 2017 …Read More

Recent developments in the regulatory treatment of sovereign exposures

Michele Lanotte and Pietro Tommasino, (2018), «Recent developments in the regulatory treatment of sovereign exposures», VoxEU, 5 Φεβρουαρίου Late last year, the Basel Committee decided to maintain the status quo regarding regulation of banks’ sovereign debt holdings. This column summarises the reasons to be cautious of stricter regulation of banks’ sovereign exposures. Theory and experience suggest small net benefits from such a reform, with possible increases in tail risks. The …Read More

Πιέζουν τον Ντράγκι να πει πότε θα αυξήσει τα επιτόκια

Η Καθημερινή, (2018), «Πιέζουν τον Ντράγκι να πει πότε θα αυξήσει τα επιτόκια», 3 Φεβρουαρίου Πιέσεις στον πρόεδρο της ΕΚΤ Μάριο Ντράγκι ασκούν ορισμένα μέλη του Δ.Σ. της τράπεζας, ζητώντας να διευκρινίσει για πόσο χρονικό διάστημα προτίθεται να διατηρήσει αμετάβλητα τα επιτόκια. Στη συνεδρίαση της περασμένης εβδομάδας υποστήριξαν ότι πρέπει να μιλήσει με περισσότερη σαφήνεια ως προ το τι εννοεί ότι τα επιτόκια θα παραμείνουν στα υφιστάμενα επίπεδα και αφού …Read More

Europe’s Ageing Societies Need Immigration – And That Means Anti-Immigration Politics Is Here To Stay

Nate Breznau, (2018), «Europe’s Ageing Societies Need Immigration – And That Means Anti-Immigration Politics Is Here To Stay», Social Europe, 2 Φεβρουαρίου The era after WWII was mostly devoid of populist party influence. Instead, Europe was on the mend, and integration at the forefront of European if not global policy agendas. Integration ensured peace. The postwar-prosperity was phenomenal, productivity and social welfare programmes expanded rapidly. Given the changes in the …Read More

Post-Davos Depression

Joseph E. Stiglitz, (2018), «Post-Davos Depression», Project Syndicate, 1 Φεβρουαρίου The CEOs of Davos were euphoric this year about the return to growth, strong profits, and soaring executive compensation. Economists reminded them that this growth is not sustainable, and has never been inclusive; but in a world where greed is always good, such arguments have little impact. Σχετικές Αναρτήσεις Tingyun Chen, Jean-Jacques Hallaert, Alexander Pitt, Haonan Qu, Maximilien Queyranne, Alaina …Read More

Why A Rebooted ESM Is Much Better Than An EMF

Marcello Minenna, (2018), «Why A Rebooted ESM Is Much Better Than An EMF«, Social Europe, 1 Φεβρουαρίου After the controversial European Monetary Fund (EMF) proposal by the European Commission of December 2017, it’s clear that the debate about the future role and structure of the European Stability Mechanism is not over. It will only end when the Euro area benefits from a unified government bond market with a single risk-free …Read More

Berlusconi May Be Closer to a Majority in Italy Than Polls Show

Marco Bertacche and  Chiara Albanese, (2018), «Berlusconi May Be Closer to a Majority in Italy Than Polls Show», Bloomberg Politics, 5 Φεβρουαρίου Polls may be downplaying the chances that a center-right coalition backed by former Premier Silvio Berlusconi will win a majority in upcoming Italian elections on March 4. The so-called “shy-factor” in the polling process, which underestimates voting intentions for right-wing parties, and a new electoral law that favors …Read More

Η κρυφή απειλή των ιταλικών εκλογών για Ευρώπη και επενδυτές

Wolfgang Münchau, (2018), «Η κρυφή απειλή των ιταλικών εκλογών για Ευρώπη και επενδυτές», Financial Times/Euro2day, 30 Ιανουαρίου Οι χρηματοοικονομικές αγορές ποτέ δεν κατάλαβαν καλά την ευρωζώνη. Οι επενδυτές πανικοβάλλονταν όταν δεν έπρεπε, όπως πέρυσι πριν από τις γαλλικές εκλογές. Η αντίδρασή τους στις γερμανικές εκλογές ωστόσο ήταν πολύ απαθής. Σχετικές Αναρτήσεις Η Καθημερινή, (2017), «Η ύφεση έφυγε, οι επενδύσεις από τις επιχειρήσεις επέστρεψαν», 31 Οκτωβρίου Η Καθημερινή, (2017), «Προειδοποίηση ΔΝΤ …Read More

Monetary policy with negative nominal interest rates

Gauti Eggertsson, Ragnar Juelsrud, Ella Getz Wold, (2018), «Monetary policy with negative nominal interest rates», Vox, 31 Ιανουαρίου Economists disagree on the macroeconomic role of negative interest rates. This column describes how, due to an apparent zero lower bound on deposit rates, negative policy rates have so far had very limited impact on the deposit rates faced by households and firms, and this lower bound on the deposit rate seems …Read More

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