Re-building progressive political economy to foster a new model of development
The economic theory underlying the conservative views on economic policy has no scientific foundations, "the Emperor has no clothes". Despite their trust in such models it has never been demonstrated that the economic system, independently of any external intervention, could produce an acceptable social order…
Because the discussion on Eurobonds is both technically and emotionally connoted in the discourse, the purpose of this paper written by three members of the FEPS Young Academic Network is to connect both discourses.
This article by Matthias Thiemann poses a fundamental question: Why did banking regulators around the globe permit their banks to evade core capital requirements by acting in the bank-based shadow system before the crisis of 2007?
An independent report commissioned by FEPS and the S&D Group, written by three renowned European economic institutes, says that the EC is underestimating the impact of austerity measures across Europe and propose to delay and spread the fiscal consolidation in respect of current EU fiscal rules
This article by Ana Otero, Junior Economic Advisor at FEPS, charts the evolution of the situation from Spain’s economic situation to a nascent European banking union.It looks at the options available at present as well as the mechanisms for dealing with the crisis adopted by other EU member states.