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Paul Wallace

Former European economics editor of The Economist

Paul Wallace is the author of The Euro Experiment, and a former European economics editor of The Economist.

Paul Wallace
22 Aug 2018

That Greek bailout

Don't cheer just yet, because emerging from the bailout just means that Athens is beholden to its euro zone creditors for years to come, just as they planned.

22 Aug 2018
2 Mar 2018

Italy's election

Sunday’s vote more likely will result in political paralysis and a hung parliament than either a disruptive new government or further advances by technocrats.

2 Mar 2018
19 Oct 2017

How money is going to divide Europe after Brexit

The European Union is united on one thing: to get Britain to pay as big a divorce bill as possible - and then to squabble over the takings.

19 Oct 2017
How money is going to divide Europe after Brexit
22 Sep 2017

Not invincible

Angela Merkel heads towards a fourth term as chancellor of Germany but her political road ahead is tricky.

22 Sep 2017 2