JOURNAL FOR A PROGRESSIVE ECONOMY - July 2015

Annual Forum, June 2015
SUSTAINABLE GROWTH: THE CHALLENGES OF TRANSITION


TABLE of CONTENTS

Foreword
Gianni Pittella

Exclusive Interview - Thomas Piketty

Public debt, taxation and inequality in Europe
Maria João Rodrigues -  Isabelle Thomas

High-level debate - Transition to sustainable growth and to quality jobs
Kathleen Van Brempt -  Józef Niemiec -  Sébastien Godinot -  Patrick Costello -  Serge De Gheldere -  Teresa Cavero -  Frank Vandenbroucke

Progressive Economy Scientific Board

Winners’ Contributions

Austerity, cyclical adjustment and the remaining leeway for expansionary fiscal policies within the current EU fiscal framework
Achim Truger

Making the Euro Viable: the Euro Treasury Plan
Jörg Bibow

Evolutions in Consumption Inequality and Poverty in Greece: the Impact of the Crisis and Austerity Policies
Georgia Kaplanoglou and Vassilis T. Rapanos

Private wealth across European countries: the role of income, inheritance and the welfare state
Pirmin Fessler and  Martin Schürz

The political economy of post-crisis economic policies
Nicola Melloni