Interview – Thomas Straubhaar: “Integration remains a political process”

Excerpt: DC: It is clear that QE hasn’t alleviated the existent discrepancies across the European Union when it comes to income levels (East vs. West) and unemployment rates (North vs. South). Can convergence still be achieved? If yes, how? TS: I am very pessimistic. We live in a world of divergence and not of convergence. However, more convergence can be achieved across the European Union. Firstly, institutions matter. They matter… Continue reading Interview – Thomas Straubhaar: “Integration remains a political process”