Eurozone: Optimism Is Warranted

February 09, 2018

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to the senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Jacob Funk Kirkegaard.  Is 2018 going to be the year the eurozone finally leaves behind nearly a decade of financial and political instability? Projections...

Eurozone’s Economic Prospects Still in Question

February 06, 2018

If Europe can't learn lessons from the eurozone crisis, its prospects for prosperity and stability will remain uncertain. During the World Economic Forum in Davos, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, stressed the importance for all eurozone...

Estonia’s EU Presidency: A Model Country Takes the Helm

July 05, 2017

Estonia takes over the EU presidency for the second half of 2017. The European Union, and the Western-led liberal-internationalist world order more generally, have been constantly shaken by crises and uncertainty in recent years. The political bloc has struggled with an economic crisis and...

Is the Euro Destined to Fail?

May 16, 2017

Has Europe’s common currency been cheating death for too long? The current political climate around the globe is leaning toward nationalism. Within this social construct of isolationism, its ideology does not lean in favor of the European communal currency, shared by 19 nations across the...