EAPN Greece shares an article: Should Stability and Growth Pact be strengthened?

Recently, economists from the Paris-based economic institute OFCE, published an article on the results of their economic analysis of the New Fiscal Treaty, using a kind of Keynesian simulation model for 4 EU countries, with which they analysed the economic implications of the new fiscal rules of this Treaty for the next 20 years. The economic consequences are recessions, long-term deflation and chronic stagnation.

EAPN Ireland: Anti Poverty and Equality Groups welcome Oireachtas Committee all-party report on Single Working Age Payment

14/03 – “Minister Joan Burton should not proceed with moves to a single welfare payment until supports, activation payments and quality jobs are in place”. Thirteen organisations working against poverty and for equality today welcomed an all-party Oireachtas Committee report recommending to the Minister for Social Protection.