The Foundation for European Progressive Studies was deeply saddened today as it learned of the death of our Vice-President and Treasurer Karl Duffek, who was also director of the Renner Institute and international representative of SPÖ.
Strengthening the European Union’s climate change diplomacy was the focus of an innovative workshop which brought together key stakeholders. The workshop was hosted by FEPS in partnership with the TLI of the Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London, and Fondation Jean-Jaurès.
Recognising the importance of the tremendous challenges for fiscal policy and rules that exist in the context of the risk of slowdown of the world economy, FEPS and IPD held their 4th Annual conference on the issue of ‘Fiscal Governance at Times of Slow Growth’.
We investigate the interaction between inequality, leverage and financial crises using bivariate Granger causality tests for a sample of 13 European countries and the United States over the period 1975-2013.
The role of banks in the global financial crisis has generated significant public anger. The massive bailout using billions of public sector funds has been seen as something which must not be allowed to happen again.
The 2007 financial crisis revealed the existence of a completely parallel funding system outside of regular banking, the so-called shadow banking system (SBS). Researchers have focused on the American SBS, but the European SBS has received little attention.