Economist Roundup on Eurozone Recession

British newspaper the Guardian has published a collection of quotes from leading economist and financial analyst on the Eurozone recession.

Here are some of the stand outs:

Paul de Grauwe, London School of Economics
We are now getting into a double-dip recession which is entirely self-made.

Martin Van Vliet, ING
What you notice is that the recession in southern Europe is slowly creeping to other countries.

Chris Williamson, Markit
The data were better than expected, with analysts having anticipated a 0.2% decline. However, worse is probably yet to come

For the full quotes check out the story on the Guardian’s website

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Alfonso Esparza

Alfonso Esparza

Senior Currency Analyst at Market Pulse
Alfonso Esparza specializes in macro forex strategies for North American and major currency pairs. Upon joining OANDA in 2007, Alfonso Esparza established the MarketPulseFX blog and he has since written extensively about central banks and global economic and political trends. Alfonso has also worked as a professional currency trader focused on North America and emerging markets. He has been published by The MarketWatch, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Globe and Mail, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Bloomberg and BNN. He holds a finance degree from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) and an MBA with a specialization on financial engineering and marketing from the University of Toronto.
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