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As we noted in our previous blog post – and as we predicted in our briefing trailing the German elections – Angela Merkel could now well be pushing for so-called ‘reform contracts’ or ‘competitiveness pacts’ (which is what they’re called in the CDU/CSU…

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What looked like an imminent political crisis has just been defused in Italy. As we anticipated in our previous posts (see here and here), Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has managed to survive a vote of confidence in the Senate – the upper chamber…

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