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The EU’s southern member states have set the stage for European debt mutualisation

Molthof, Luuk (2020) The EU’s southern member states have set the stage for European debt mutualisation. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (21 May 2020). Blog Entry.

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The Covid-19 outbreak has led to renewed calls for debt mutualisation in the Eurozone. Luuk Molthof writes that while it seemed inconceivable member states would commit to genuine debt sharing prior to the crisis, the pandemic has proven to be a game-changer. He argues Italy and Spain have successfully portrayed northern member states as lacking in European solidarity, framing the adoption of joint debt instruments as the primary prerequisite for saving the European project.

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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2020 13:45
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:32

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