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Image by Andrew Mac. For other posters marking the Referendum, see http://bellacaledonia.org.uk/2014/08/29/the-top-20-indy-posters-are/ History will be made on Thursday when Scotland votes on independence. Some see the Referendum as a forum on the state of the EU and will watch for response from … Continue reading
There has been, of course, no single “European Crisis” in the past several years. The banking crisis that spread from the United States to Europe in 2008, and the sovereign debt crises that spread from Greece to Portugal and Italy … Continue reading
What is going on in Catalonia? If you go to Catalonia, in Northeastern Spain, you will frequently hear “Som una nacio”- “we are a nation”. With their own language, history, high and folk culture, and economy, Catalans are justly proud … Continue reading
For more on the talk and to read more excerpts from Jim Adams‘ lecture, please see the Global Michigan article by William Foreman. Just how fragile is the euro? Is it terminal? Will it disappear? “I wouldn’t bet against the very existence of the … Continue reading
As we all look forward to Jim Adam’s talk today on the Euro Crisis at the Center for European Studies (“How Fragile is the Euro?” Jim Adams, 4 pm, 1636 SSWB, International Institute, U-M) I thought it might be useful to look … Continue reading
Shared from cbsnews.com. University of Michigan Professor William J. Adams, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics; and CES Affiliated Faculty, was quoted this morning on cbsnews.com in How fragile is the euro?
During this season of (increasing) discontent, you may see any European you know constantly checking his or her mobile device for two crucial pieces of information: the “spread” and the “score.” It is maybe the most visible sign of these troubled times that both … Continue reading