Sascha Engel on "Germany", Asset Class Contagion, and Contagious Stability"

Sascha Engel on “Germany”, Asset Class Contagion, and Contagious Stability”

This paper reverses the order in which the Eurozone crisis is usually examined. Rather than a crisis of sovereign debt, caused by profligate peripheral governments and rectified by virtuous thrifty Germans, Latvians and Finns, I argue that the origin of…

Nanovo: From the Cosy Dens of Another Time

‘Who could possibly want such things?”    Editor-in-Chief Benjamin Tallis’ latest piece for Torn Curtain looks at communist era domestic design and the politics of material memory in the Czech Republic. Focusing on the Nanovo furniture company, which rescues and restores…