European Integration

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Germany, the Euro and the Euro Crisis

by Thiess Petersen   In a recent article, Alexander Reisenbichler and Kimberly J. Morgen argue that ‘Germany won the Euro Crisis’[i]. I doubt that any country can be the winner of a major economic crisis, especially if we are talking about an exporting nation. Of course Germany does benefit from some economic developments of the … Continue reading

European regulator preparing database on bankers

By Laura Noonan   LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – The European Union will soon begin sharing information on how bankers fare in ‘fitness and probity’ tests in member states, making it harder for errant bankers to evade regulatory scrutiny by crossing national borders. The European Banking Authority’s regulation director Isabel Vaillant told Reuters that work … Continue reading

Croatia has become the latest member of the EU periphery

Croatia’s accession is marked by public anxiety that it will be the latest fall guy of the EU political elite’s neoliberal ideology Croatia has become the 28th EU member state. The European leaders want us to believe that, in spite of the Union’s current crisis, this clearly testifies to the EU’s lasting transformative power, its … Continue reading