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"We simply can't" or... "We simply won't" ??

The Belgian 2013 budget debate resumes and it seems that once again we encounter a steeple chase with lots of water bassins and people from all pressure groups pre-emptively closing several options. The objective of this year’s exercise is to find EUR 3.7 bio and to lower the budget deficit to -2.15% of GDP at Europe’s request. My simple calculus…

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"We simply can't" or... "We simply won't" ??

The Belgian 2013 budget debate resumes and it seems that once again we encounter a steeple chase with lots of water bassins and people from all pressure groups pre-emptively closing several options. The objective of this year’s exercise is to find EUR 3.7 bio and to lower the budget deficit to -2.15% of GDP at Europe’s request. My simple calculus…

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1294606653-00.jpg

"We simply can't" or... "We simply won't" ??

The Belgian 2013 budget debate resumes and it seems that once again we encounter a steeple chase with lots of water bassins and people from all pressure groups pre-emptively closing several options. The objective of this year’s exercise is to find EUR 3.7 bio and to lower the budget deficit to -2.15% of GDP at Europe’s request. My simple calculus…

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Dutch "Modernization"

In the age of new-speak and political lexicon, the Dutch show us the way by banning that ugly austerity word and replacing it by a more social acceptable term like “modernization” and “building bridges”. And above “de moerdijk”, that implies some EUR 16 bio of “modern” savings, ie EUR 1,000/capita or roughly…

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Dutch "Modernization"

In the age of new-speak and political lexicon, the Dutch show us the way by banning that ugly austerity word and replacing it by a more social acceptable term like “modernization” and “building bridges”. And above “de moerdijk”, that implies some EUR 16 bio of “modern” savings, ie EUR 1,000/capita or roughly…

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Schermafbeelding 2012-10-30 om 09.45.37.png

Dutch "Modernization"

In the age of new-speak and political lexicon, the Dutch show us the way by banning that ugly austerity word and replacing it by a more social acceptable term like “modernization” and “building bridges”. And above “de moerdijk”, that implies some EUR 16 bio of “modern” savings, ie EUR 1,000/capita or roughly…

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A note on Munchau and QE - unintended consequences

Today Wolfgang Munchau in the FT focuses on QE European style and why an Anglo-saxon style QE would be to be preferred. Now I would like to focus on the first part because Munchau has a very good point here, something which we recently have stressed and focused upon in another framework, cfr http://www.econoshock.be/ay-caramba-lost-in-translation http://www.econoshock.be/growth-pact-france-chile-sweden…

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A note on Munchau and QE - unintended consequences

Today Wolfgang Munchau in the FT focuses on QE European style and why an Anglo-saxon style QE would be to be preferred. Now I would like to focus on the first part because Munchau has a very good point here, something which we recently have stressed and focused upon in another framework, cfr http://www.econoshock.be/ay-caramba-lost-in-translation http://www.econoshock.be/growth-pact-france-chile-sweden…

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IMF_politics_wordle.jpg

A note on Munchau and QE - unintended consequences

Today Wolfgang Munchau in the FT focuses on QE European style and why an Anglo-saxon style QE would be to be preferred. Now I would like to focus on the first part because Munchau has a very good point here, something which we recently have stressed and focused upon in another framework, cfr http://www.econoshock.be/ay-caramba-lost-in-translation http://www.econoshock.be/growth-pact-france-chile-sweden…

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La mouche du coche

Trends – 15 Mar. 2012 Pagina 56 LE PTB DE PLUS EN PLUS PRÉSENT DANS LE DÉBAT ÉCONOMIQUE L’ancien parti maoïste embarrasse la FEB. Ses attaques répétées sur la fiscalité des entreprises et les intérêts notionnels gagnent en audience. «Populisme de gauche», déclare Geert Noels. «Analyse fondée» répond Marco Van Hees, l’expert…

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