The euro-zone’s stagnant growth has been a conundrum for incumbent European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, and looks likely to remain a problem for his successor Christine Lagarde. Photo: Reuters
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

Europe must fix its economy with stimulus to help the people, and member countries, that need it most

  • Neither austerity nor supply-side economics that put the haves above the have-nots will pull Europe out of its doldrums
  • To rescue the economy, Brussels must help its poorer members and spend on key infrastructure and social services

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The euro-zone’s stagnant growth has been a conundrum for incumbent European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, and looks likely to remain a problem for his successor Christine Lagarde. Photo: Reuters
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