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提振欧洲经济

巴黎—不久前,欧洲央行向政府或直接向公民派钱的概念——即所谓的“直升机撒钱”——看上去还荒诞不经。但如今,令人意外地,大量主流经济学家和中间派政客支持不同形式的刺激计划货币融资的概念。

这表明话语出现了急需的改变——重点终于对准了刺激欧洲经济的需求端。在经历了多年的增长停滞和就业萎靡后,所有选项,不管它多么反常规,都应该摆上台面。

英国全民公决决定脱离欧盟,这进一步加强了欧洲加码刺激和非常规措施的理由。要让绝大部分欧洲公民支持继续推进政治一体化,强劲的经济增长至关重要。

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