Posts by Vivien Schmidt

Vivien Schmidt, Chair of SPERI’s International Advisory Board and Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration at Boston University

Saving ‘Social Europe’

Vivien Schmidt

Reinterpreting the rules ‘by stealth’ is all that is presently possible in governing the Eurozone economy During the euro’s sovereign debt crisis, European leaders have been obsessed with rules, numbers and pacts.  These include the ‘Six-Pack’, the ‘Two-Pack’ and the ‘Fiscal Compact’, each more stringent on the nature of the rules, more restrictive with regard to the numbers and more … Continue reading

15 January 2015 by Vivien Schmidt
Categories: Economics, Europe and the EU, Finance, Inequality, SPERI Comment Tags: , , , ,