Transatlantic Economic Council

Latest Transatlantic Economic Council Items
  • GRAY: A transatlantic failure to communicate

    The recent roller coaster in the markets reflects more a concern about the health of European banks than the U.S. downgrade by Standard & Poors. It also underscores a fundamental weakness in U.S.-European Union relations — the lack of a platform for discussing economic and financial difficulties across the Atlantic in a way that parallels NATO.

  • **FILE** German Chancellor Angela Merkel (Associated Press)

    GRAY: A boost for trans-Atlantic economic relations

    Hidden in all of the discouraging public discussion of Europe's financial difficulties is a little green shoot of economic hope that could provide the basis for a turnaround in productivity growth, not only in Europe, but in the U.S. as well.

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