Tag Archives: Eurozone

CES End of Semester Luncheon: What does the European crisis mean for European Studies?

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

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Eurozone Crisis from an Italian Perspective

CES welcomes back Lucia Tajoli, associate profesor of economics at the Politecnico di Milano. Professor Tajoli will give lecture in the Conversations on Europe series  titled “Eurozone Crisis from an Italian Perspective,”  today at 4 pm EST. (Live Stream) “The ongoing … Continue reading

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So, just how fragile is the Euro?

See presentation by the University of Michigan economics professor Jim Adams on Sept.20th, “How Fragile is the Euro?” as part of the Conversations on Europe lecture series.

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There is no Greek “People”; There are Greek Voters. By George Tsebelis

The original article by George Tsebelis in Greek, was published on May 28, 2012 at protagon.gr The article argues that analyses according to which the “Greek people” decided, one thing or the other in the last election are misfounded because Arrow’s Theorem and … Continue reading

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Artemis Leontis on Greece, European identity, and the Euro zone crisis

Shared from IB Times. Published on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. “Greece: Possible Expulsion From Euro Zone Would Raise Questions About ‘European’ Identity” Artemis Leontis, associate professor of Modern Greek, Hunting Family Professor Institute for the Humanities, and CES faculty associate, … Continue reading

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Two rules for understanding economic debate

1. No matter how open-minded or critical the commentator, opinions will mostly be predicted by the passport that commentator carries. If the Financial Times and New York Times often seem to be publishing in alternate worlds, what hope is there … Continue reading

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