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  • Giuseppe Bertola
  • John Driffill
  • Harold James
  • Hans-Werner Sinn
  • Jan-Egbert Sturm
  • Ákos Valentinyi

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Chapter 1 of the report discusses the immediate macroeconomic outlook for the global economy, with a particular focus on the European situation. Chapter 2 focuses on Switzerland, and specifically on the lessons that Europe can learn from the Swiss experience in maintaining cohesion while supporting diversity, and in reaching pragmatic compromises in the creation of common institutions and policies. Chapter 3 analyses the much debated issue of austerity and highlights that fiscal discipline is not only needed to ensure the long-term sustainability of public debt, but also for external rebalancing, which is vital to the long-term sustainability of the euro. Finally, Chapter 4 looks at plans and measures to implement a banking union in Europe and discusses who will pay for future banking crises, and who will end up footing the bill for the latest crisis.

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  • Giuseppe Bertola & John Driffill & Harold James & Hans-Werner Sinn & Jan-Egbert Sturm & Ákos Valentinyi, 2015. "Summary," EEAG Report on the European Economy, CESifo Group Munich, vol. 0, pages 08-12, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:ces:eeagre:v::y:2015:i::p:08-12
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    • Lars Calmfors & Giancarlo Corsetti & Michael P. Devereux & Gilles Saint-Paul & Hans-Werner Sinn & Jan-Egbert Sturm & Xavier Vives, 2008. "Summary," EEAG Report on the European Economy, CESifo Group Munich, vol. 0, pages 3-11, February.
    • Lars Calmfors & Giancarlo Corsetti & Seppo Honkapohja & John Kay & Willi Leibfritz & Gilles Saint-Paul & Hans-Werner Sinn & Xavier Vives, 2005. "Summary," EEAG Report on the European Economy, CESifo Group Munich, vol. 0, pages 3-8, March.
    • Torben M. Andersen & Giuseppe Bertola & John Driffill & Harold James & Hans-Werner Sinn & Jan-Egbert Sturm & Branko Uroševic, 2016. "Summary," EEAG Report on the European Economy, CESifo Group Munich, vol. 0, pages 08-13, February.
    • Giancarlo Corsetti & Michael P. Devereux & John Hassler & Tim Jenkinson & Gilles Saint-Paul & Hans-Werner Sinn & Jan-Egbert Sturm & Xavier Vives, 2009. "Summary," EEAG Report on the European Economy, CESifo Group Munich, vol. 0, pages 3-10, February.
    • Giancarlo Corsetti & Michael P. Devereux & John Hassler & Gilles Saint-Paul & Hans-Werner Sinn & Jan-Egbert Sturm & Xavier Vives, 2011. "Summary," EEAG Report on the European Economy, CESifo Group Munich, vol. 0, pages 9-16, February.
    • Giuseppe Bertola & John Driffill & Harold James & Hans-Werner Sinn & Jan-Egbert Sturm & Ákos Valentinyi, 2014. "Summary," EEAG Report on the European Economy, CESifo Group Munich, vol. 0, pages 08-13, February.
    • Lars Calmfors & Giancarlo Corsetti & John Hassler & Gilles Saint-Paul & Hans-Werner Sinn & Jan-Egbert Sturm & Ákos Valentinyi & Xavier Vives, 2012. "Summary," EEAG Report on the European Economy, CESifo Group Munich, vol. 0, pages 08-16, February.
    • Giancarlo Corsetti & Michael P. Devereux & Luigi Guiso & John Hassler & Gilles Saint-Paul & Hans-Werner Sinn & Jan-Egbert Sturm & Xavier Vives, 2010. "Summary," EEAG Report on the European Economy, CESifo Group Munich, vol. 0, pages 3-10, February.
    • Torben M. Andersen & Giuseppe Bertola & John Driffill & Clemens Fuest & Harold James & Jan-Egbert Sturm & Branko Uroševic, 2017. "Summary," EEAG Report on the European Economy, CESifo Group Munich, vol. 0, pages 08-11, March.
    • Lars Calmfors & Giancarlo Corsetti & Michael P. Devereux & Seppo Honkapohja & Gilles Saint-Paul & Hans-Werner Sinn & Jan-Egbert Sturm & Xavier Vives, 2007. "Summary," EEAG Report on the European Economy, CESifo Group Munich, vol. 0, pages 3-14, February.
    • Giuseppe Bertola & John Driffill & Harold James & Hans-Werner Sinn & Jan-Egbert Sturm & Ákos Valentinyi, 2013. "Summary," EEAG Report on the European Economy, CESifo Group Munich, vol. 0, pages 08-12, February.

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