Friday, April 18, 2014

Harold James

Harold James is Professor of History and International Affairs at Princeton University, Professor of History at the European University Institute, Florence, and a senior fellow at the Center for International Governance Innovation. A specialist on German economic history and on globalization, he is the author of The Creation and Destruction of Value: The Globalization Cycle, Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm, and Making the European Monetary Union.

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The recent release on YouTube of an intercepted phone conversation between US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and the American ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt is a classic… read more

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History versus Europe

History can mean eternal clashes that are shaped by profound geopolitical forces, or it can suggest a need to find ways to escape from ancient predicaments and outdated prejudices. It is this… read more

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The New Inequality

The conventional wisdom now holds that policymakers' response to the 2008 financial crisis enabled the world to escape a repeat of the Great Depression. But measured inequality has surged since the… read more

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Falling for Germany

German exceptionalism is obvious. Not only does Germany now seem to be running Europe, but the rest of Europe seems to be falling in love with Germany – not least because, in a time of political… read more

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The Birth of Fiscal Unions

A fiscal union can serve as a powerful mechanism for enhancing creditworthiness, while creating a sense of solidarity among disparate countries. But such unions tend to work only when there is an… read more

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