Domenico Mario Nuti, who died late last year (aged 83), was a major theoretical and policy figure in economics.
Social Europe articles on the economy
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Peter Bofinger identifies the cryptocurrency’s Achilles heel.
Spreads in a single market with a single currency distort trade flows and competitiveness. The European Central Bank should close them.
A surprising global trend in the pandemic is reduced inequality across countries—but the convergence reflects losses at the top, not gains at the bottom.
Amid much debate about the impact of digitalisation in a globalised world, women have been largely invisible. The EU could change that.
The view that central banks should be ‘market-neutral’ has a flaw: how can central bankers be neutral about wealth inequality and the climate crisis?
Security of supply for medical and pharmaceutical goods must become a high political priority—with industrial policies promoting reshoring.
The German meat industry is being pushed off its low road of migrant-labour exploitation towards regulation and potential collective agreement.
Trade union rights are human rights and must be protected in EU law.
Last year’s agreement on an EU recovery package was widely celebrated. This year its inadequacy will sink in.
A ruling by a court in Bologna has undermined platforms’ claims to impartial algorithms and autonomous contractors.
The Supreme Court has modified its jurisprudence on subcontracting, limiting the scope for abuse of temporary contracts.
The European Parliament’s committee exploring AI needs to give the floor to civil society. Big Tech has had enough influence.
The year-end conclusion of the EU-China investment deal was followed by a wave of arrests of pro-democracy figures in Hong Kong—not a good look.
Short-time working has saved many livelihoods during the pandemic. But the EU needs to go on to the front foot with a job guarantee programme.
National and EU-level action are needed to make seasonal labour migration in the single market a ‘win-win’ for the member states involved.
Say it quietly, but Germany has learnt the lessons of Keynes. Would that others had done so too.
National governments had been choosing not to exercise enormous powers so those globalisation had enriched could exercise their own.