How should the EU taxation policy be reformed?
Keynote speech at Bruegel event on "Promoting growth and stability in the EU", held at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, on 28 September 2015.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you so much, Mr. President, for your leadership here at Bruegel, and thanks to all of you in attendance. Independent think tanks can make valuable contributions to public debate - and the Bruegel Institute certainly does. It’s a pleasure to be with you today and share France’s vision – or at least mine – of where the eurozone stands at the moment, and what we think should be the path forward.The eurozone is afflicted by three interconnected ills which form all together the crisis mentioned by Jean-Claude Trichet earlier: a banking crisis which has morphed over the past couple years into a sovereign-debt crisis