'This is how Europe can help us get through the crisis'

Professor Irene van Staveren

Professor Irene van Staveren has published a column in Dutch daily 'Trouw' on dealing with the economic effects of the corona crisis.

Professor Irene van Staveren writes a column for the Dutch newspaper Trouw on a bi-weekly basis. In her article of 24 March 2020, entitled 'This is how Europe can help us get through the crisis', she calls for the urgent implementation of two macro-economic measures.

  1. First, issuing of Eurobonds in addition to government bonds of individual European countries.
  2. Second, financially supporting economically weak households with one-off contribution.  

Read the full article (only available in Dutch)

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