Articles by The Corner

The bailout and Spain: a guide, so far

Luis Martí, former World Bank director, briefs us about the map of a no-one’s land where the Spanish government seems to be wandering in search of Brussels help to face its financial needs.

The European temptation of taxing the rich

Something common to all euro zone countries is the habitual use of tax avoidance strategies by the wealthy. Ever higher tax rates on large fortunes can now be popular among ordinary taxpayers, but could do more harm to the economy than good, believes Carlos Díaz Guell.