Peter Bofinger argues the incoming president must abjure the mercantilist language of his predecessor in favour of a progressive response to globalisation.
The circular economy holds out the hope of living within the planet’s resources. Turning aspiration into action is another matter.
Why would affluent northern-European taxpayers want to pour money into an Italian economy that is a basket-case? Except it isn’t.
After the 2008 financial crisis, we learned the hard way what happens when governments flood the economy with unconditional liquidity, rather than laying the foundation for a sustainable and inclusive recovery.
Karin Pettersson writes that the pandemic has highlighted the frailties of a short-sighted and hyper-individualistic social system.