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There is only one way to end Europe’s economic woes. Germany needs to buy more stuff.

The European Commission has some advice for Germany: It needs to spend more.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 15, 2013

Super Mario to the rescue: The ECB cuts interest rates

The euro zone is staring at deflation and stagnant growth. Mario Draghi and the ECB signal Thursday they'll fight to stop it.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 7, 2013

The euro is soaring. That’s terrible news for Europe.

Europe's economy may be finally starting to recovery. A rising euro won't help.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Oct 29, 2013

IMF: Our Greek bailout was full of ‘notable failures’

How the IMF messed up its first Greek bailout.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jun 5, 2013

Surprise! Inflation is too low almost everywhere on earth

Yes, there's a currency war underway. Too bad everybody is losing.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • May 16, 2013

The two Europes, in one chart

There are two Eurozones right now. That makes setting policy really hard.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • May 9, 2013

Welcome to the zero lower bound, Europe. We’ve been waiting for you!

The ECB considers negative interest rates and other bold moves, as its economy wallows.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • May 2, 2013

Cyprus, Luxembourg, Italy or Malta: Which country will unravel the euro zone?

If destruction be Europe's lot, an EU nation itself must be its author and finisher. So what are the likely candidates?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 30, 2013

Should Cyprus drop the euro? Here’s what they have to gain–and lose

The island nation has plenty to gain from dropping the common currency. But it also has a great deal to lose.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Mar 29, 2013

The euro has been a massive failure. So why does Poland want in?

Poland decided its economy was too healthy and so now it's going to try to join the Euro.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 27, 2013

Move over, Cyprus. Slovenia is the new tiny country you should worry about.

The small former Yugoslav republic had a rough week last week.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 24, 2013

The Five Strangest Ways to Solve the Cyprus Crisis

If you think bank levies are weird, get a load of these ideas.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 22, 2013

Everything you need to know about Cyprus in one FAQ – new and improved!

Our guide to Europe's tiniest crisis, now updated with the latest terrifying developments.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 22, 2013

What is the euro zone doing?

I understand why Cyprus is rejecting the terms of the European Union's bailout. What I don't understand is why the European Union is offering these terms.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 19, 2013

Financial markets haven’t freaked out over Cyprus. That doesn’t mean we’re in the clear.

European leaders are making the same mistakes with Cyprus that they did in Deauville three years ago. Why that matters.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Mar 18, 2013

Everything you need to know about the Cyprus bailout, in one FAQ

European policymakers are making bank customers foot much of the bill in Cyprus. What on earth is going on?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 18, 2013

Why today’s Cyprus bailout could be the start of the next financial crisis

Cyprus is forcing bank depositors to take losses. If there is a new wave in the Eurozone crisis, historians will view this as the starting point.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Mar 16, 2013

Everything you need to know about Italy’s messed-up elections

A literal comedian holds the balance of power in Italy. Good times.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 25, 2013

Less money, mo’ problems: What China, the U.S., and Europe have in common

China, the U.S., and Europe are all trying to fix their problems without being forced to by financial markets. Will it work?

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 15, 2012

The United States is set to repeat Europe’s fiscal mistakes

If nothing changes, we're set to replicate all the costs of European austerity, and none of the meager benefits.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 9, 2012
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