“A two-speed post-Brexit Europe is best avoided”
EU member states should focus on striking a free-trade deal with Britain.
“President Trump’s Necessary German Lessons”
US President Donald Trump has criticized Germany’s enormous current-account surplus, which he considers the result of German currency manipulation. But the president is wrong.
“Why the EU Must Be Generous to Britain”
British Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed it. The United Kingdom will, without a doubt, leave the European Union and negotiate new trade agreements. The question is what kind of agreement the EU will accept.
“Europe’s Secret Bailout”
While the world worries about Donald Trump, Brexit, and the flow of refugees from Syria and other war-torn countries, the European Central Bank continues to work persistently and below the public radar on its debt-restructuring plan.
"Secular Stagnation or Self-Inflicted Malaise?"
What looks like Secular Stagnation may in fact be a self-inflicted malaise.
"Saving Freedom of Movement in Europe"
According to a YouGov opinion poll conducted on the day of the referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership in the European Union, migration was the single most important issue for “Leave” supporters, second only to a general preference for independence
"Britain Has Not Voted Against Europe, But Against the Brussels Rent-Seeking Establishment Led by an Increasingly Autocratic Elite"
Hans-Werner Sinns Statement on the Brexit.
Hans-Werner Sinn: Buffering Volatility: A Study on the Limits of Germany's Energy Revolution
CESifo Working Paper No. 5950, June 2016.
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"Brexit: The Unintended Consequences. A Symposium of Views"
The European Union would do what it could to squeeze British financial services out of the Continent.
"Hans-Werner Sinn to "N": Τhe agreement between Greece and its creditors will lead to a new "debt spiral"
Hans-Werner Sinn continues to maintain that Greece’s temporary exit from the euro zone, in tandem with a debt “haircut”, is unavoidable for the country.
"Twin Tests for the EU"
June is shaping up to be a fateful month for the European Union.
"Hans-Werner Sinn over de groene paradox" (Hans-Werner Sinn about the green paradox)
An interview with Hans-Werner Sinn while he was guest speaker at the Conference "Combating Climate Change" at the Tinbergen Institute.
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Press Release: "Sinn’s Last Week at Work Begins"
Hans-Werner Sinn has begun his last week at work as President of the Ifo Institute.
"Europe’s Emerging Bubbles"
The European Central Bank’s latest policy moves have shocked many observers. While the goal – to prevent deflation and spur growth – is clear, the policies themselves are setting the stage for severe instability.
“Why Europe Could Benefit from a Common Army”
Euro bail-outs and the flood of refugees have plunged the EU into an existential crisis. Setting up a common defence community could help it to recover.