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Europe at the Crossroads: Will the EU Ever Be Able to Compete with the United States as an Economic Power?
Written by a uniquely qualified world economist, Guillermo de la Dehesa is chairman of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and vice chairman of Goldman Sachs of Europe. This book explores the latest research by the European Commission, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies. It addresses ...more
Hardcover, 243 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by McGraw-Hill Companies
(first published December 16th 2005)
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A bit too technical for a cursory, summer read (which is what I'm looking for at the moment). Furthermore, the main thesis in this text centered around the welfare state model in respect to an ageing population - a subset of European socioeconomics I'm just really, really not interested in. Important, yes. Stimulating, not quite. Furthermore, I have a feeling that as of this autumn, I'm going to be reading a LOT of books like this (le sigh) so I want to spend my summer reading the fun (or, more ...more