Tag Archives: Germany

Giacomo Summa on the value of MIT Sloan’s Master of Science in Management Studies Program

Being a student in MIT Sloan’s Master of Science in Management Studies (MSMS) Program is a bit like being a kid in a candy store. There are so many course offerings available within your area of study that it can be very difficult to choose which ones to take. Launched in 2009, the MSMS Program […]

Simon Johnson: Is Europe on the Verge of a Depression, or a Great Inflation?

From the New York Times The news from Europe, particularly from within the euro zone, seems all bad. Interest rates on Italian government debt continue to rise. Attempts to put together a “rescue package” at the pan-European level repeatedly fall behind events. And the lack of leadership from Germany and France is palpable – where […]

Europe Needs Trichet’s Unified Finance Ministry: Simon Johnson

From Bloomberg News Jean-Claude Trichet, president of the European Central Bank until October, last week floated two proposals aimed at dealing with Greece and related eurozone public-debt problems. The first idea would allow European Union authorities to override the policy decisions of member governments that can’t come up with sustainable budgets, implying the creation of […]