Often quoted as a role model for managing its economic collapse, Iceland is the topic of much discussions on the internet and among current protests in Western countries. While part of this acclamation is justified, one should not idealize the situation of the country now.
The dark sides of Iceland’s revival
May 10th, 2012 | by Stanislas Jourdan | published in Beyond the crisis, Warning signs | 3 Comments »
Can Spain do as Iceland did?
May 8th, 2012 | by Stanislas Jourdan | published in Beyond the crisis | 1 Comment »
The spanish governement is announcing a bailout plan for its private banks that could end up in injecting up to 10 bn of capital in Bankia. Of course, Spanish people are not very happy about that. On twitter, the hashtag #hagamoscomoIslandia (let’s do as Iceland did) is currently trending. But can Spain really do as Iceland […]
Iceland is misunderstood
March 23rd, 2012 | by Stanislas Jourdan | published in Crisis routine | Leave A Comment »
In my last contribution for MyEurop.info, i explain why the icelandic bankruptcy case and the last referendum are highly misunderstood.