Meeting the fiscal demands of COVID-19 will require the European Union to borrow on capital markets more than ever, and for European pension funds and households to look more widely for ways to build their nest eggs safely. The EU should take the challenges of the pandemic and Brexit as a chance to get its financial infrastructure house in order.
Date: July 16, 2020
Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance
This article is based on a version first published in BRINK news.
The EU is newly looking to harness financial markets for good on its recovery path out of the COVID-19-caused recession. Germany’s U-turn from abhorring public debt to ramping it up for a good cause has given momentum to a continental shift that may lead, for the first time, to jointRead More »