Tag Archives: Fiscal Stability

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Popular acceptance of taxation policies; France and François Hollande’s case

Things are not going so good for Francois Hollande, Paul Krugman’s recently declared hero. After S&P’s downgrade of France’s credit rating, his authority is contested in nearly every social body, from peasants to entrepreneurs. Even within the French socialist party, … Continue reading

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Enough German Bashing (if a European Union is what you really want)

I’m no pro-German. The German boom does not impress me more than the average success story, and the German economic model based on a strong public sector along with strong market fundamentals is not one I particularly appreciate or long … Continue reading

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A note on French fiscal (un)stability

Jerome Cahuzac is a very respected politician in the French business community. He is what  they call here a « social liberal » (another massacre of the term liberal…). His policy statements however are increasingly discrediting his previous qualifications.  Asked a question … Continue reading

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