EU regulation should provide citizens a concrete possibility for a ‘second chance’ and for a fresh start from the chain of over-indebtedness.
This blog proposes solutions to help resolve ‘insolvency syndrome’ which may arise when those affected by debt experience related health issues.
Analysing the scale of excessive debt can lead to a deeper understanding of its social consequences- particularly for vulnerable people
This blog explores the ways through which gender, class and race can determine the risk of personal debt within societies.
This article introduces a blog series jointly coordinated by Finance Watch and SPERI in which researchers illuminate aspects of personal debt in Europe.
Will the covid-19 pandemic prompt the EU to take the decisive integrative steps that it failed to take in the context of the Eurozone crisis?
Firms like Netflix and Spotify are changing the way we consume. What does this mean for how we study and understand finance?
While a single market in European banking was promoted by elites to peripheral countries in the Eurozone, this project actually drove the financial crisis.
If economies are to be ‘rebalanced’ away from speculative activity, policymakers must challenge the political alliances between finance accountancy firms.
This blog explores whether the post-2008 period opened-up a new space for public development banking in emerging economies.