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    Relieving Libya’s Agony

    Javier Solana

    The credibility of all external actors in the Libyan conflict is now at stake. The main domestic players will lower their maximalist pretensions only when their foreign supporters do the same, ending hypocrisy once and for all and making a sincere effort to find room for consensus.

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    Who’s Afraid of Fiscal Policy?

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    1. Kaushik Basu Kaushik Basu ,
    2. Elmira Bayrasli Elmira Bayrasli ,
    3. Olivier Blanchard Olivier Blanchard ,
    4. Stephanie Kelton Stephanie Kelton ,
    5. Kenneth Rogoff Kenneth Rogoff ,
    6. Robert Skidelsky Robert Skidelsky ,
    7. John  B. Taylor John B. Taylor

    Within two years of the 2008 global financial crisis, governments turned over the task of spurring economic recovery to central banks. After a decade of fragile, middling growth, is it finally time for fiscal policy to bear more of the burden?

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dollar euro sterling Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Who’s Afraid of Fiscal Policy?

Featured in this Big Picture
  1. Kaushik Basu Kaushik Basu ,
  2. Elmira Bayrasli Elmira Bayrasli ,
  3. Olivier Blanchard Olivier Blanchard ,
  4. Stephanie Kelton Stephanie Kelton ,
  5. Kenneth Rogoff Kenneth Rogoff ,
  6. Robert Skidelsky Robert Skidelsky ,
  7. John  B. Taylor John B. Taylor

Within two years of the 2008 global financial crisis, governments turned over the task of spurring economic recovery to central banks. After a decade of fragile, middling growth, is it finally time for fiscal policy to bear more of the burden?

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Renewing Europe

Mar 4, 2019 Emmanuel Macron

To commemorate its founding 25 years ago, PS is republishing a selection of commentaries written since 1994. 

In the following commentary, Emmanuel Macron called on EU citizens to focus on three goals ahead of the critical European Parliament election in May 2019.

Comments From: Chris Patten, Diane Coyle, Clemens Fuest, Stefan Gerlach, Anatole Kaletsky, Christopher Smart, Ana Palacio, Mark Leonard, Edoardo Campanella, Lucrezia Reichlin, Daniel Gros, Éloi Laurent, Jacek Rostowski, Helmut Anheier, Erik Berglöf, Carl Bildt, Gene Frieda.

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