Europe’s Great Divide

In our previous post (here), we described post-electoral Europe’s stalemate in a European version of the  “Impossible Triplet” sketched by Dani Rodrik to describe the dilemmas of globalization. We drew a triangle given by the three constitutive dimensions of the EU: “European integration”, “National sovereignty”, “Democratic consensus”. Each one is incompatible with the other two.  […]

Europe’s Stalemate

The causes of the present crisis of the European Union trace back to the past phases of the integration process.  In the 1980s, the series of agreements and common policies of “mutual advantage” among the EU members came to an end. Most economies of scale had been exploited by the EU countries, as an effect […]