Merkel’s economic chancellorship

Angela Merkel become the German chancellor in 2005. Merkel ran as the CDU/CSU candidate, the centre-right Conservative alliance in Germany. The CSU contests elections in only Bavaria, whereas the CDU operates in the other states of Germany. In the election campaign, the CDU/CSU pursued a fiscally conservative agenda, promising more deregulation, tax reductions and publicContinue reading “Merkel’s economic chancellorship”

Draghi’s Italian Economy

Italy has recently gone through a summer of overachievement, giving the nation a plethora of things to cheer about. At first, Italian band Måneskin won the European Song contest, followed by its Azzuri clinching the European Championships by beating England in the final, its sprinters winning gold in 4×100 relay at Tokyo and an ItalianContinue reading “Draghi’s Italian Economy”

The Economic legacy of the Clinton administration

In 1993, Bill Clinton became the first Democrat to ascend to the US Presidency in just over 12 years. The former Arkansas Governor ran on a ‘Third Way’ platform, promising to enact moderate economic policies, following the three successive Republican Presidential election victories. Clinton promised an end to so-called ‘Reaganomics,’ campaigning on a fiscally conservativeContinue reading “The Economic legacy of the Clinton administration”