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My plans for Europe

The challenges Europe face are global and no EU country has the capacity to face them alone. These are my plans for a strong, well-structured and decisive Europe.

Plus Ultra Papers

On April 6th , I filed a complaint before the European Commission for illegal state aid delivered to the airline Plus Ultra. The European Commission sent my complaint to the Spanish Government and asked for explanations. The Spanish Government replied

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Europe is not a cash machine

The recovery and reconstruction of the European Economy after COVID19 will be a huge task for the European Union, a task that will require difficult decisions. Indeed, Europe is not a cash machine. In this presentation, I develop the reforms

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Tackling inflation if it reappears

One lasting effect of the Global Crisis and the Covid-19 crisis will be a large increase in general government debt worldwide. This may lead to a scenario of ‘fiscal dominance’, in which expansionary fiscal policies are combined with accommodating monetary

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A European Recovery or Trickery Fund?

The recovery and reconstruction of the European economy after the COVID-19 pandemic will be a huge, challenging task for the European Union, a task that will require hard decisions and difficult choices. To avoid disappointment and to escape a new

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Towards a European Reconstruction Fund

The idea that Europe’s response to the economic crisis should be based on the issuance of common perpetual bonds has been slowly gaining ground, but proposals that entail substantial increases to member states’ debt risk hampering growth for decades to

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The COVID-19 bazooka for Jobs in Europe

Faced with a huge increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, by now all EU governments have undertaken strategies of varying degrees to ‘flatten the curve’ – to reduce the rate of growth of the pandemic in order to avoid

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