Category: Vivien Schmidt

Vivien Schmidt receives research fellowship

July 23rd, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Professor Extras, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

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Vivien Schmidt discusses her new book Resilient Liberalism in Europe

June 25th, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Professor Extras, Twitter, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

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Discredited economic theory holds Europe in deflationary thrall

November 5th, 2013 in 2013, Chicago Tribune, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

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Vivien Schmidt, College of Arts & Sciences

This week the notorious “troika” representing the three major lenders to severely indebted European Union nations — officials from the IMF, the European Commission and the European Central Bank — once again descended upon Athens to consider new Greek proposals for dealing with its debt…

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EU to change how it calculates deficit figures, likely easing pressure for austerity

September 19th, 2013 in 2013, Associated Press, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

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European Union finance experts have reached a preliminary agreement on changing the way the bloc determines some deficit figures, which will lessen the pressure for austerity measures in some crisis-hit economies, an EU official said Thursday…

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“Easing austerity through change to EU budget policy is a very significant move.”

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The eurozone crisis challenge to democracy: which way forward?

December 14th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

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By Vivien Schmidt, College of Arts & Sciences

During the eurozone crisis, decision-making has become more and more remote from the citizens, as EU member-state leaders in the Council have taken most of the initiatives…

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Europe: Between Technocracy and Democracy

November 7th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

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The Eurozone’s tumultuous struggle to extricate itself from its sovereign debt crisis has dominated international headlines since 2009…

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EU Austerity Measures: Why The Nobel Peace Prize Matters

October 18th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Cornel Ban, Newsmakers, Vivien Schmidt, WBUR 0 comments

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In receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, the leaders of the European Union should not only take a moment to feel justifiable pride in the recognition of the EU’s past accomplishments, but they should also take a moment to reflect on what they’re doing today in the midst of the Eurozone crisis that may undermine that very achievement…

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Eurozone crisis reveals lack of clear leadership

July 22nd, 2012 in 2012, Boston Globe, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

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By Vivien Schmidt, College of Arts & Sciences

Most of the attention to the eurozone crisis in the business pages of US newspapers is on economics…

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Democratizing the Eurozone

May 15th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

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By Vivien Schmidt, College of Arts & Sciences

In recent months, more and more attention has been focused on the failure of the Eurozone leaders’ policies of fiscal consolidation, with growth presented as the alternative…

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Long-time austerity is wise, but Europe should ease up

May 8th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Globe, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Vivien Schmidt 0 comments

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Three elections in Europe mark a turning point in the struggle to get the continent back on its feet financially…

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