UK Chancellor George Osborne thinks that government will have to continue austerity until 2018, a full decade after the financial crisis started. That's the optimistic view of finding the bottom of a downward spiral of deflation and budget cuts.
A blog on Europe's economic constitution and policies, and Europe's economic relationship with the rest of the world.
The Regimes of European Integration: constructing governance of the single market (Oxford UP, 2010). Shows how national understandings of company and stock market collapses shaped financial market regulation in Europe.
Nominated for the UACES Best Book Prize 2011Reshaping Economic and Monetary Union: membership rules and budget politics in Germany, France and Spain. (Manchester UP, 2004) Shows how EU member states take on predictable roles in Europe's monetary union: who builds it, undermines it and why?