European Economists for an Alternative Economic Policy in Europe
Call for support
EuroMemorandum 2017 - The European Union: The Threat of Disintegration
The crisis of the EU is multifaceted and has visibly deepened during the last year. The British referendum on EU membership and the vote in favour of Brexit have only been the most explicit symptom of the disintegrative tendencies. The core-periphery rift in the euro area has continued. The arrival of a large number of refugees from the war-torn areas of the Middle East has resulted in acrimonious conflicts in the EU on the question who should take care of them. The way in which the pro-free trade forces pushed through the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada showed utter disregard for the objections of democratically elected bodies (e.g. the Belgian regions of Wallonia and Brussels). Macroeconomically the euro area is still far from a sustained recovery and with the general weakening of the world economy and the uncertainties caused by the Brexit vote the fragility of the recovery has recently increased considerably.
The EuroMemorandum 2017 will be published together with a list of signatories. If you wish to have the opportunity to support the new EuroMemorandum please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EuroMemo Group Conference 2016 - The European Union: the Threat of Disintegration
The 22nd Workshop on Alternative Economic Policy in Europe was held from 15-17 September 2016 at the University of Coimbra in Portugal. Speakers included Hans-Jürgen Bieling, Catherine Mathieu, Ricardo Cabral, Cédric Durand and Fabio De Masi. We thank all conference participants for their important contributions. Please visit the conference website for more information and the presented papers.
EuroMemo Group supports a NO vote in the Greek referendum
The decision of the Greek government to call for a referendum after the collapse of the negotiations with the European and international institutions gives the Greek people the opportunity to reject the blackmail they are facing. Voting for NO is a vote against austerity and fear, a vote for democracy, dignity and sovereignty in Europe. At the same time, it is a vote defending the rights of the European people and the future of Europe.
Book publication - The Deepening Crisis of the European Union: The Case for Radical Change
In relation to the 18th EuroMemo Group Conference in Poznan, Poland, the Poznan University of Economics published the book 'The Deepening Crisis of the European Union: The Case for Radical Change'. It was edited by Włodzimierz Dymarski, Marica Frangakis and Jeremy Leaman of the EuroMemo Group. More information can be found here.
European Progressive Economists Network
A new network has been set up to strengthen the interchange of analysis and information between groups of progressive economists in Europe. The European Progressive Economists Network was launched by the EuroMemo Group, Economistes Atterrés from France, Sbilanciamoci! from Italy, and Another Road for Europe at the Florence 10+10 Forum on 9-11 November 2012. The new network is also supported by Econosphères from Belgium, Econonuestra from Spain, the Transnational Institute, the Critical Political Economy Network, and Transform!
Solidarity against Austerity
The EuroMemo Group declares its solidarity with the peoples of Greece, Spain and Portugal mobilizing against a so-called European policy imposed against their own elementary interests. (declaration of solidarity)