The Monkey Cage: European Union

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/10/2014

Why the Swiss voted to cap immigration

There’s a puzzle about Switzerland’s vote to cap immigration: The parts of the country with low immigration wanted to block more people coming in, while the parts with high immigration voted against the ban.

By Alexandre Afonso  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Europe, European Union, Immigration

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 02/07/2014

How bond markets police balanced budget rules

It’s bond buyers, not lawsuits, that make balanced budget rules work

By Henry Farrell  |  03:41 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  European Union, political economy