The evidence is becoming increasingly clear that German policy makers are prepared for Greece to exit the euro zone. Knowing this changes how one should view the likely policy responses in Europe.
We have had indications of various sorts for some time that Germany is preparing for Greece’s exit from the euro zone. Indications that the Germans wanted to throw the Greeks out of the eurozone began in November. However, with the Greek election having radicalized Greek politics, the Germans are co...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.