欧元拯救计划

纽约—欧元危机爆发已近三年,只有顽固的乐观派才会说最坏的时候肯定已经过去了。一些人注意到欧元区二次探底已经结束,因此认为紧缩措施起到了效果。但那些仍处于萧条之中、人均GDP仍低于2008年前水平、失业率仍高于20%、年轻人失业率仍高于50%的国家肯定对此不敢苟同。按目前的“复苏”节奏,等到回复常态的时候,恐怕我们已经进入下一个十年很久了。

美联储经济学家的最新研究发现,美国的持续高失业对此后几年GDP增长有巨大的消极影响。如果失业率比欧洲低40%的美国是如此,那么欧洲增长前景真可谓暗淡无光了。

首先需要的是对欧元区的结构进行根本性改革。如今,我们已经清楚地了解到需要做些什么:

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