技术官僚时刻

坎布里奇——在因政治僵局导致深陷债务和危机而感到绝望后,希腊和意大利均选择了由经济学技术官僚——帕帕季莫斯和蒙蒂——而不是政客来领导新政府。蒙蒂和帕帕季莫斯都是教授:蒙蒂是米兰博科尼大学校长兼欧盟委员会委员,帕帕季莫斯从欧洲央行副行长位子上卸任后一直是我在哈佛大学肯尼迪政治学院的同事。

换成是不久前,媒体会用这样的标题攻讦两人:《教授们的经济学是“优”,但政治不及格》。这么说并不公平。束缚能力的并非政治能力,而是政治权力。

蒙蒂的技术官僚政府获得了民众的强烈支持,但并未获得所需要的议会多数。与此同时,前总理贝卢斯科尼明确表示,他不会为国家利益而放弃个人政治利益。

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