Shane Fitzgerald

A portfolio of writing on politics and policy in Europe and Asia

Tag: Infographic

Combating the Crisis – The Role of the ECB

The European Central Bank has had a difficult time since the onset of the European sovereign debt crisis. Forced to step into a political vacuum caused by the failure of the European Union’s traditional policymaking process to get to grips with extraordinary events, it has tried to balance the sometimes competing demands of safeguarding the Euro, supporting the financial system, nurturing economic fundamentals and protecting its own integrity.

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Global Food Demand: A Flavour of the Future

Yesterday, the OECD and the FAO published an Agricultural Outlook for the next ten years, showing the best estimates of how food prices are likely to change between now and 2020.

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