Tim Brinton

预防下一场欧元危机

卢森堡——

目前,欧洲正在花大力气将欧元区危机管理机制制度化。这个目标不但合理,而且重要。但更加重大的挑战——这一挑战被相关争论所掩盖了——却是预防危机的需要。

在圣诞前欧盟峰会上,欧洲各国和政府领导人原则上同意撤换卢森堡出台的欧洲金融稳定基金(EFSF),在2013年替之以新的永久性欧洲稳定机制。当初EFSF成立得相当匆忙,几乎是2010年5月一夜之间敲定的。EFSF的草草成立意味着欧元区制度框架并不完善,只有出台金融危机处理规则才能改变这一状态。

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