euro pessimism


Euro pessimism is back on fashion

MADRID | J. P. Marín Arrese | Both the main economic institutions and think tanks cast a gloomy forecast on Europe. The IMF leads the way, advocating for swift action to revamp an ailing growth performance. Its blatant U-turn has drawn scarce criticism. Not so long ago, it endorsed hawkish views on the need to implement full-fledged austerity, no matter the cost, thus contributing to trigger the rotten conditions it now reviles.