About: Daniel Gros

Euro & Finance 17-07-2013

Europe in the global economy: Surprising external strength amid domestic weakness

The EU has maintained its share in global exports over the past decade, whereas other mature economies have seen theirs decline considerably, most notably the US and Japan, says Daniel Gros.
Euro & Finance 22-03-2013

Does the eurozone need a budget?

Those proposing that the euro area needs a fiscal shock-absorbing mechanism might better push for a concrete mechanism that could be implemented among a subgroup of member states instead of jumping to the conclusion that all member states be forced to pay a large part of their tax revenues into a euro area budget, writes Daniel Gros.
Euro & Finance 18-12-2012

A difficult year ends on a promising note

The eurozone’s financial markets end this year in a much better shape than they did last year, but this gain rests on the promise that real progress towards banking union will be achieved in the coming year, writes Daniel Gros.
Euro & Finance 03-11-2011

The ECB’s risky business

A common currency cannot function if banking systems remain segmented along national lines, as a result the eurozone does not need an 'economic government' but an integrated banking market complete with a common supervisor, argues Daniel Gross.
Euro & Finance 15-09-2011

Goodbye Eurobonds

Despite growing calls to introduce Eurobonds as a way out of the euro zone's debt crisis, August 2011 might well be remembered as the month during which the idea of Eurobonds was murdered by the Italian political system, argues Daniel Gros, director of the Centre for European Policie Studies (CEPS).
Euro & Finance 08-07-2011

A Tale of Two Defaults

Greece's economic crisis resembles in many ways Argentina's in the early 2000s. However, should the Greeks follow the Argentine model they will be far less likely to repay their official debt, argues Daniel Gros.
Euro & Finance 09-12-2010

What size is the fire exit?

Europe's fundamental problems would be easier to manage with calmer financial markets, writes Daniel Gros, director of the Centre for European Policy Studies.
Euro & Finance 08-07-2010

Europe’s banks, Europe’s crisis

European policymakers have no one to blame but themselves for the current depression in financial markets, argues Daniel Gros, director of the Centre for European Policy Studies.
Euro & Finance 03-02-2010

Greek burdens ensure some pigs won’t fly

Grouping together the fiscally impaired PIGS (Greece, Portugal, Spain and Ireland) in the same league risks overlooking the crucial indicator of domestic savings, writes Daniel Gros, director of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), in a February paper
Brexit 13-02-2009

Getting rid of toxic assets

"A recovery in bank lending is only possible if banks can get rid of the vast amounts of 'toxic' assets on their balance sheets," writes Daniel Gros, director of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), in a February paper.
Euro & Finance 14-11-2008

Europe’s priorities for the G20

G20 members should "boost the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) independence so it can act as a global 'whistleblower' to help the financial crisis," writes Daniel Gros, director of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), on VoxEU.org.
Euro & Finance 15-10-2008

How to save the European banking system

A coordinated EU approach is needed to save the "dysfunctional state of the euro area money market," including "recapitalising large banks" and "restarting inter-bank lending," writes Daniel Gros, the director of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), on VoxEU.org.
EU Priorities 2020 23-04-2008

Rethinking the EU budget

The EU budget is outdated, does not represent current Community needs and should be reformed at its core by addressing the decision-making procedures, argues CEPS Director Daniel Gros.

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