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Future EU 18-02-2013

EU wage premiums hurt potential for European added value

The debate on EU salary levels should not be discredited as a merely populist exercise. Effectively, it is also a debate on the potential future role of the EU in the provision of public goods, say Friedrich Heinemann and Stefani Weiss.
Euro & Finance 09-03-2011

Change or lose Europe

The case for coordinating wage policy in the euro zone to avoid a proliferation of imbalances and beggar-thy-neighbour policies is overwhelming and it is alarming that it has been ignored for so long, write Frank Hoffer and Friederike Spiecker in this commentary. They conclude by setting out concrete proposals to rebalance the European economy.

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