Andrea Baranes


Finance and the Climate


Finance should be a tool at the service of the economy. It should be the ‘money market’ where supply and demand for money meet. A significant portion of the financial system however has transformed from being a tool, to being an end in itself: to make money from money in the shortest possible time, losing sight of its social purpose.

A Financial Transaction Tax for Europe

Economics and Finance

A tax on financial transactions in Europe could reduce harmful speculation and help restore some political control over the markets. So why don’t we have one yet?