In order to address the economic perils of COVID-19 in Europe, Germany and France have introduced an economic recovery package to the European Union of over 500 billion euros. What does this plan entail? Why is it so significant? And how will this plan affect the European Union as an institution? To help us answer these questions, today on the podcast we have Dr. Erik Jones
Erik Jones is Director of European and Eurasian Studies and Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University.
Professor Jones is a frequent commentator on European politics and political economy whose contributions have been published in, among others, Financial Times, New York Times, USA Today, and newspapers and magazines across Europe. He has written extensively on European monetary integration and macroeconomic governance and has been active in public debates about the European response to the global economic and financial crisis. Professor Jones is co-editor of Government and Opposition and he is a contributing editor to the Institute for International and Strategic Studies journal Survival.
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