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Investing in a zero carbon economy could help the EU escape secular stagnation

Timbeau, Xavier (2015) Investing in a zero carbon economy could help the EU escape secular stagnation. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Nov 2015). Website.

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Abstract

Although Eurozone countries have returned to growth since the financial crisis, the pace of the recovery remains relatively slow and fragile, as underlined in recent economic forecasts by the IMF and OECD. Xavier Timbeau writes that in the current economic climate Europe should view the transition to a zero carbon economy as a key investment opportunity. He notes that while developing a strategy for reducing emissions and boosting the European economy is far from straightforward, the costs would be worth paying in order to avoid sinking into a long period of stagnation. Krešimir Macan: Over the next week, the HDZ will try everything to win over Most’s candidates one by one Will Bartlett: Croatia’s economy needs a radical change if it wants to avoid six more years of stagnation Senada Selo Sabic: Counter-intuitively, the refugee crisis did not benefit the centre-right coalition Nina Branković: If the right-wing coalition prevails, calls for a third entity within Bosnia and Herzegovina will intensify Nikola Mihajlović: Croats in Serbia are not represented in the Sabor

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2017 10:18
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2020 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/70869

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