Tag Archives: German Finance Minister Wolgang Schaubele

The Iceland Experiment—A Lesson in Austerinomics

Popular Economics Weekly Today’s parliamentary elections in Iceland will pose a difficult choice for Icelanders. Polls show conservatives have the lead—a so-called Center-Right coalition that was in power when Iceland’s own housing bubble burst and its kronar currency lost most … Continue reading

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Where is the Inflation?

Financial FAQs If we would listen to the Europeans advocating austerity measures to punish Greece and Italy in particular for their profligacy, then inflation is right around the corner, according to the Germans who fear it most. Germany’s Finance Minister … Continue reading

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