The Political Economy of the French Pension System Reform(s)
Apr 22, 2020
Just before the crisis, European countries were designing austerity reforms that would increase inequality and reduce internal demand. Could they return?
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The Price of a Vote: Evidence from France, 1993-2014
Money in politics is not a strictly American phenomenon. In France, despite strong campaign finance laws, campaign donations have a direct influence on legislative and municipal election results.
What Kind of Brexit, What Kind of European Union?
Feb 9, 2017 | 04:00—05:30
A discussion on Brexit with Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute, London School of Economics.
Brunnermeier: Europe’s Future Will Be Settled By a Battle of Ideas
Jan 25, 2017
A conflict which revolves around key economic policy differences on questions such as rules vs. discretion, solidarity vs. liability, liquidity vs. solvency and austerity vs. stimulus.