Eurozone Reports

RMF Occasional Reports are substantial investigations typically written as a collaborative research effort. The first 3 occasional reports investigated the Eurozone Crisis between March 2010 and November 2011, they were published individually in several languages and attracted widespread media and academic interest, they went on to be compiled and published as a book in English by Verso.  

Third RMF Report on the Eurozone Crisis: Breaking Up? A Route Out of the Eurozone Crisis

November 2011

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For Media Coverage of the Report see Journal Utopia (in Greek, by Christina Laskarides, 5 December 2011), Der Standard (in German, interview with Annina Kaltenbrunner, 1 December 2011), Public Service Europe (by Jo Michell, 30 November 2011), La Vanguardia (in Spanish, interview with Costas Lapavitsas, 22 November 2011), Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (in German, 21 November 2011), iEco (in Spanish, by Isabel Stratta, 20 November 2011), Epikaira (in Greek, by Leonidas Vatikiotis, 17 November 2011), The Miami Herald (by Joanna Kakissis, 17 November 2011), Prin (in Greek, by Petros Kosmas, 13 November 2011), El Pais (in Spanish, by Amanda Mars, 13 November 2011), The Observer (by Heather Stewart, 13 November 2011), Eleftherotypia (in Greek, by Leonidas Vatikiotis, 12 November 2011), CNN (by Costas Lapavitsas, 10 November 2011).

Second RMF Report on the Eurozone Crisis: Eurozone Between Austerity and Default

rmf-report2September 2010

Sweeping public cutbacks are being imposed across the Eurozone. A new RMF report analyses the costs, benefits and social implications of action to break the cycle of debt as opposed to enduring austerity-induced long-term stagnation.

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Download executive summary in English and French (thanks to Eric Toussaint)

For Media Coverage of the Report see El Pais (in Spanish, 12 September 2010), Jornal de Negocios (in Portuguese, 13 September 2010), Sbilanciamoci (in Italian, 15 September 2010), GR Reporter (in English, 17 September 2010), Imerisia (in Greek, 17 September 2010), Prin (in Greek, 20 September 2010),  Epikaira (in Greek, 22 September 2010),  Público (in Portuguese, 26 September 2010), Eleftherotipia (in Greek, 26 September 2010), Sky Radio (in Greek, interview with Costas Lapavitsas, audio posted: 26 September 2010), The Guardian (by Costas Lapavitsas, 1 October 2010), EUobserver (by George Irvin, 4 October 2010), La Vanguardia (in Spanish, 17 October 2010), Jornal de Negócios (in Portuguese, interview with Costas Lapavitsas, 6 December 2010).

First RMF Report on the Eurozone Crisis: Beggar Thyself and Thy Neighbour

rmf-reportMarch 2010

RMF report considers the causes of the Eurozone crisis and discusses alternative policies.

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Download Executive Summary in English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish. Download Press Release  in English, Greek, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish.


For Media Coverage of the Report see The Guardian (by Larry Elliott, 15 March 2010), Público IPúblico II (in Portuguese, 18 March 2010), Birgün IBirgün II (in Turkish, 18-19 March 2010), Jornal de Negócios IJornal de Negócios II (in Portuguese, 19 March 2010), El Pais (in Spanish, 20 March 2010), Epohi (in Greek, 21 March 2010), Kathimerini (in Greek, 21 March 2010), The Guardian (by Costas Lapavitsas, 21 March 2010), BBC World Service (interview with Costas Lapavitsas, audio posted: 25 March 2010), Kokkino (in Greek, interview with Costas Lapavitsas, audio posted: 25 March 2010), Vima (in Greek, 27 March 2010), Makedonia (in Greek, 28 March 2010), Público (in Portuguese, 28 March 2010), El Pais (in Spanish, 4 April 2010), La Vanguardia (in Spanish, 4 April 2010), Epohi (in Greek, 4 April 2010), Eleftherotipia (in Greek, 11 April 2010), Epikaira (in Greek, 13 April 2010), Deia (in Euskara, 16 April 2010).