The Debate

Can the left fix it? (part 2)

François Hollande has only been in power for ten months, but looking at the polls it can seem like a lifetime. Across the Alps, Pier Luigi Bersani’s tenure as Italy’s prime minister could be over before it has even started. François Picard’s panel suggests that the left in recession-hit Europe make a pitch to loosen monetary policy. But will they sell that to the Germans in an election year?

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  • Francesco SARACENO. Senior Economist, OFCE;
  • Nicolas GOETZMANN. Strategic Investment Advisor;
  • Mark DEEN. Journalist, Bloomberg News.

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Claire Williams, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

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