Solving the Greek Debt: An Attractive Compromise
Greece’s creditors should opt for promising solutions, including that of GDP-linked bonds, this is the proposal explined in this article by Stephany Griffith-Jones, Financial Markets Director at Columbia University and Member of the FEPS Scientific Council and Inge Kaul, adjunct professor at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.
Time is running out for the eurozone
Action needs to be taken on several fronts to avoid a recession, to reassure financial markets, and to provide hope to European citizens to counter the continued rise of extremism and nationalism, writes Stephany Griffith-Jones, member of FEPS Scientific Council, in The Guardian.
Juncker’s investment plan: good, but too small
Giovanni Cozzi and Stephany Griffith Jones give their opinion in Euroactive about Juncker's investment plan. They explain concrete proposals that could be incorporate to the plan to be effective.
Transatlantic trade negotiations should own up to their ambition
Pascal Lamy, Vice President of FEPS and former director-general of the World Trade Organisation and European Commissioner for Trade, published this tribune in the Financial Times about the negotiations on TTIP.
Interview to Christophe Sente, member of FEPS Scientific Council
In the framework of the interactive workshop: "Confronting the populist wave" organised by FEPS and Counterpoint in October 2014.
François Hollande, the European Social Democrat
Christopher Sente, member of FEPS Scientific Council, explains in this article the economic measures carried out by Hollande's Government in the framework of the European Socialdemocracy.
Could the Scottish vote awaken European democracy from its slumber?
David Kitching, FEPS Policy Advisor, explains that the Scottish referendum has had the benefit to set the stage for a broader discussion on the way governance functions in the UK and the EU at large.
EU leaders sideline gender parity at summit
Maari Põim, Junior Policy Advisor at FEPS, adresses in this article tthe issue of the gender balance in the negotiations of the new European Commission lead by Juncker.
The need for investment-led recovery for Europe
Giovanni Cozzi, economic advisor at the Foundation of Progressive European Studies (FEPS) and Stephany Griffith-Jones, financial markets director, Initiative Policy Dialogue (IPD), Columbia University argue in this article that more investment could lead to a significant decline in the government debt ratio of southern Europe.
Socialistes sénégalais et européens tentent d’exorciser leurs vieux démons
The Senegalese newspaper publishes a report about the seminar organised by FEPS and Imagine Africa in July 2014.
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.
Entretien avec Ernst Stetter
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.
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
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.
Stiglitz tells Europolitics: «Austerity will surely fail»
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.»
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.
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).
Brussels summit: No consensus on fiscal pact
« 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.
Rencontre Merkel - Hollande : peuvent-ils briser la glace?
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.