Charles Wyplosz

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Commentary / World Jan 27, 2008

French reform a la Sarkozy

GENEVA — Eight months into his presidency, is Nicolas Sarkozy delivering the "rupture" from 30 years of French immobility that he promised? Dubbed the "hyper-president" by bewildered media, he has launched a vast number of reforms, many of which were once considered political suicide. He ...

Commentary / World Sep 28, 2006

'New Europe' has plenty of old problems

GENEVA -- The riots in Budapest, incited by leaked tapes that show Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany openly admitting that his government had lied for over a year about the country's dire finances, are but the latest evidence that things are going seriously wrong across ...