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The Guadians

The Guardian

Europe's economic crisis: some ideas for recovery and growth

Stephany Griffith-Jones and Matthias Kollatz

Supporters of excessive austerity have made overcoming the eurozone crisis more difficult and costly

The Guardian
The Guadians

Ex-Treasury adviser: no real recovery - growth 'hype' masks crash risk

By Nafeez Ahmed

The author refers to Jo Michells's Economic Policy Viewpoint: "The UK’s debt-led recovery is unsustainable" to explain why UK's growth current strategy cannot be sustanined.  

The Guardian


Ta Nea

Ta Nea

Proposal to finance European investment, growth and jobs

Stephany Griffith-Jones, Matthias Kollatz-Ahnen and Lars Andersen

Based on an increase of lending by the EIB of almost 2% of EU GDP, the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) and the Economic Council of the Labour Movement (ECLM) have presented on 6th June an economic programme which expects to create more than half a million jobs in 2013, with accumulated total EU job increases of over 1.2 million by 2014. Here are the press coverage in European media.

Press release  |  Euractiv (EU)  |  Le Monde (FR)  |  Politiken (DK)  |  Ta Nea (GR)  |  Figiyelo (HU)

Europolitique

Europolitique

In the context of the conference « Beyond Austerity : Alternatives Policies for Employment and Growth » hosted, on 2-3 May, in Rome, by the FEPS, IPD and Italiani Europei, IPD Co-president and Nobel laureate in economics, Joseph Stiglitz said in an interview with Europolitics. «There is not a single example anywhere in the world showing that it is possible to cure an ailing state by cutting salaries, pensions and social benefits.»

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Euros du village

Euros du village

The Euros du village, an online magazine met FEPS President Massimo d’Alema in Brussels on the sidelines of the launch of the Next Left Book vol.3. An interview about the future of the European left and the EU: two destinies that, according Massimo D'Alema, are more intrinsically linked.

Read the interview (IT), (EN)

RFI

RFI

Special guest on the show "in Europe", a program co-produced by RFI and France 24, FEPS President Massimo D'Alema, tells what he thinks of budgetary control actions taken by Europe and his country's position that Italy could play a new role of referee , alongside the Paris Berlin. He is interviewed by Caroline Camaret (France 24) and Frederique Lebel (RFI).

Watch the interview (FR)

RT TV

RT TV

« The new Treaty, the fiscal compact is the continuation of pure liberal orthodoxy » says FEPS Economic Advisor Matthieu Méaulle in a TV for the Russian TV, RT. Ahead the March European Summit, RT has spoken with several European experts including FEPS and they all agree the pact will do more harm than good. “All good economists know that if you are doing austerity everywhere you go towards crisis or towards recession”, he also said.

Watch the report (EN)

France 24

France 24

Following the French presidential election 6 May 2012 and ahead of the first visit of Hollande in Berlin, FEPS Secretary General Ernst Stetter took part to a debate, on TV France 24 entitled « Rencontre Merkel - Hollande : peuvent-ils briser la glace ? ».

Watch the debate (FR)

Next Europe

Next Europe

Entretien avec Ernst Stetter, Secrétaire Général de la Foundation for European Progressive Studies, qui travaille de concert avec le PSE et nombre de think tanks nationaux.

Watch the interview (FR)