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... so that Europe's economic and monetary policy will promote growth that creates jobs.

Is growth to create new jobs the solution to our current economic problems? I'm not against growth but it's not the silver bullet. It's fighting the symptoms instead of working on the causes.

According to Rehn, Europe's economy needs to be changed in a greener, and more innovative direction.

At least an area where growth makes sense :-) Because also war is creating economic growth.

Schau in mich, Harno

Make it as simple as possible but not simpler (Albert Einstein)

by harnoes on Sat Nov 28th, 2009 at 04:32:57 PM EST
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"Growth and Jobs" is the slogan for the Lisbon Strategy introduced in 2000. It has been a failure because it was all based on wrong economics (unfortunately, that 'wrong economics' is the standard economic consensus). Now the page on the Lisbon Strategy is all about "driving recovery" and "green jobs" but that's a recent addition.

Nothing will change with Barroso - he was the Portuguese Prime Minister presiding in Lisbon back then...

En un viejo país ineficiente, algo así como España entre dos guerras civiles, poseer una casa y poca hacienda y memoria ninguna. -- Gil de Biedma

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Nov 29th, 2009 at 03:22:52 AM EST
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