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In this Wall Street Journal editorial, I weigh into the “austerity” versus “stimulus” debate and criticise US efforts to compel Europeans to pump more (borrowed) money into the economy. To me, this is a false debate because so much of what today is called “austerity” is the new “reality.” We have lived for many years… » read more

Posted by Ann Mettler

What can I say? There isn’t a person I know who didn’t see the impending Greek default coming. It’s a country that has had no strategy for generating growth, unfunded pension liabilities en masse, a bloated, inefficient state sector, poor educational institutions, and an abysmal demographic outlook. For years, these developments could be softened by… » read more

Posted by Ann Mettler