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Miracles Do Happen: Someone in Brussels Accurately Analyzes Europe’s Fiscal Crisis!

wdwrkr Wrote: Apr 24, 2012 9:34 PM
No! Too many conniving politicians and irresponsible voters.

With the exception of a few top-notch thinkers such as Pierre Bessard and Allister Heath, there are very few people in Europe who can intelligently analyze public policy, particularly with regard to fiscal issues.

I don’t know if Fredrik Erixon of the Brussels-based European Centre for International Political Economy is even close to being in the same league with Pierre and Allister, but he has a very good article that correctly explains that government spending and the welfare state are the real fiscal problems in Europe.

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