Emmanuel Macron’s proposals

Germany's leadership

The Stagnation In Europe And Germany’s Leadership

Europe has been seriously hit by the outcome of the German elections. And it’s difficult for it not to suffer the consequences of being led by Germany. What is in doubt is whether in the next crisis, which could be fuelled by any of the underlying threats (Russia, immigrants, separatism etc) there will be sufficient common resources to deal with them.

CFA franc after Macron's win

Macron Is Boosting The euro; What About The CFA Franc?

France has a financial system worth seven billion euros, compared with Germany’s four billion or the Spanish financial system’s three billion (because of Santander and BBVA). But the Bank of France’s balance sheet is supported by the CFA franc.

Emmanuel Macron France's President

Macron And The Power Of Ideas

Making democracy work certainly is no mean task but one way of understanding the victory of Emmanuel Macron in France is reason beating irrational fears. Or as Macron himself has said: you convince people “by speaking to their intelligence.”


France’s Dilemma With Labour Reform

Peter Lundgreen via Caixin | My best guess is that more than 99 percent of all economic analyses from the end of 2015 predicted a higher GDP growth in France this year. I myself have since long been skeptical about the economic growth prospects for the Eurozone, including that of France.