More Money Please A New Plan to Boost Europe's Straggling Investments

The euro crisis may have eased recently, but companies and countries in the common currency zone still aren't investing enough to fuel growth. The best solution, a Berlin economics institute argues, is to establish an EU-wide investment fund.
A worker in a gas turbine factory in Berlin: Even German companies aren't investing enough.

A worker in a gas turbine factory in Berlin: Even German companies aren't investing enough.

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Graphic: Investment shortfalls around the world.

Graphic: Investment shortfalls around the world.

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Translated from the German by Charles Hawley