Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference
Thursday 8 August 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.32.3
Commentary: Time is ripe for radical EMU reform
By Marcello Minenna in Rome
Euro area reform is proceeding at a snail’s pace. The May European elections exposed a politically fragmented EU. The underlying picture is worsened by Britain’s impending departure, possibly on very fractious terms. The decisions to bring Christine Lagarde and Ursula von der Leyen to the helms of the European Central Bank and the European Commission underline the EU’s ambitions for a fresh start. The time is ripe to enact a radical proposal that would make genuine risk-sharing in economic and monetary union politically acceptable.
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