The Decline and Fall of Europe by Francesco M. BongiovanniThe Decline and Fall of Europe by Francesco M. Bongiovanni

The Decline and Fall of Europe

byFrancesco M. Bongiovanni

Paperback | March 13, 2012

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Moving from the birth of Europe to the current crisis, this irreverent and topical book questions the relevance of the European Union today, addressing issues ranging from immigration and Turkish integration to the sovereign debt crisis, and whether this will prove to be merely the beginning of intractable economic challenges.
DR FRANCESCO M. BONGIOVANNI holds an MBA from Harvard and a doctorate in engineering. A former investment banker in Wall Street and London, he subsequently worked in private equity, as an international advisor and as an entrepreneur. He has been made a Knight of the Order of St Charles for his contribution to humanitarian endeavours an...
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Title:The Decline and Fall of EuropeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:327 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.84 inPublished:March 13, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230368913

ISBN - 13:9780230368910

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Table of Contents

Introduction The Right Stuff Are There Any Europeans in Europe? Which Europe is it Anyway? The Bosporus Conundrum The Tinguely Machine The Civilization of Entitlements The 28th Country The End of Growth The Perfect Storm The Day After Conclusion: The End of the Golden Age

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'It has become impossible to pretend otherwise: Europe is in steep decline. The Continental dream of economic prosperity, social security and international good citizenship has given way to a nightmare of chronic unemployment, unsustainable debt, demographic decline, political paralysis and street violence. In The Decline and Fall of Europe, Francesco Bongiovanni offers the most perceptive account to date of a Europe that indulged too many illusions and is now awakening to bankruptcy.' - Bret Stephens, Wall Street Journal'An important read for anyone interested in the future of Europe.' - John Paulson, President, Paulson & Co. Inc'A very lively and witty survey of Europe's ills.' - Dominique Moisi, author of The Geopolitics of Emotions'Provocative and alarming, a wake-up call for twenty-first century Europeans.' - Nils Pratley, The Guardian'In view of the current crisis in the European Union in general and the Euro zone in particular, the arrival of this book could not be more timely. It is a comprehensive review of the way the initial favourable development of the E.U. has gone wrong and the range of problems it currently faces. Should be read by every MP in the Union's 27 countries!' -Stephen Valdez, author of An Introduction to Global Financial Markets