Olli Rehn

Type: Person
Name: Olli Rehn
Title: European Commissioner -Economic and Monetary Affairs ( 27 NOV 09)
Organization: European Commission
Date of Birth: 1962-03-31
Place of Birth: Mikkeli, Finland
Nationality: Finland
Fact Sheet: Biography for Olli Rehn
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Dijsselbloem calls for eurozone reforms to continue

European Union member states must continue with their austerity policies if they want more time to cut budget gaps, eurozone finance ministers were told this evening (7 July). That will disappoint Italy, which has been pushing for greater flexibility ... [Published European Voice - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Katainen focuses on European commissioner role

Jyrki Katainen, Finland’s former prime minister who yesterday (17 July) officially took over from Olli Rehn as the country’s European commissioner, has said that he is not expecting to get any of the European Union top jobs and is instead focusing entirely ... [Published European Voice - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

France and Germany in tussle over EU economics post

BRUSSELS - Germany and France are locked in a tussle about who should be the next EU economic affairs commissioner, a decision that will send a key symbolic message about how euro rules will be implemented in the future.Paris wants the portfolio for itself ... [Published EUobserver - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

EU appoints four new commissioners

BRUSSELS, July 17 (KUNA) -- The EU Council of Ministers on Thursday announced that it has appointed in common accord with the President of the EU's executive body four new members of the European Commission for the rest of its current term of office that ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

EP approves Lithuania joining eurozone

Lithuania's admission into the eurozone was approved Wednesday by the European Parliament (EP). The EP voted in favor of Lithuania joining the single currency by 545 votes to 116, with 34 abstentions, opening the door for the Baltic state to become the ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Parliament approves appointment of replacement Commissioners

The European Parliament approved on Wednesday the candidatures of the four candidate to EU Commissioners nominated to replace those who left to become MEPs. The four are to serve for the rest of the Commission’s current term, which expires on 31 October ... [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

French macroeconomic policy improvisation

I’m confused about macroeconomic policy under François Hollande. When he came to power in 2012 he made deficit reduction a priority. The chance to lead some opposition to the dominant policy of austerity was lost. However where French policy did seem ... [Published mainly macro - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

‘Euro banks’ excuses incorrect’

–AMSTERDAM: Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, a leading candidate for a top economic policy job in the European Commission (EC), has said excuses given by Europe’s banks for not lending were wrong.Interviewed by Dutch radio on Saturday, Dijsselbloem ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Finland nominates Katainen as EU commissioner

Finland will officially nominate Jyrki Katainen, who stepped down as prime minister last month to seek a high-level European post, to become EU commissioner on Thursday (10 July), the new prime minister Alexander Stubb said.Katainen will replace Olli ... [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Economics commissioner will be a Socialist, Juncker promises

According to new Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, a Socialist candidate will succeed Olli Rehn as Economic Affairs Commissioner.Jean-Claude JunckerFuture EU commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday (8 July) promised that the economic affairs ... [Published MaltaToday - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Rehn elected vice-president of European Parliament

Olli Rehn, a former European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, was on Tuesday elected as one of 14 vice-presidents of the European Parliament, becoming the first Finn ever to land the job.Rehn was elected in the third round of voting.“I'm ... [Published Helsinki Times - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Barroso announces caretaker replacements following resignation of 4 EU Commissioners

BRUSSELS, July 1 (KUNA) -- Four EU Commissioners who successfully ran for the European elections have resigned from the European Commission to take up their seats in the European Parliament as from today 1 July.They are Viviane Reding, responsible for ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 01 2014]

Quotes

Referring to who should run the economics portfolio, held until very recently by Finland's Olli Rehn, a fiscal hawk, Schaeuble said: "these types of decisions are very sensitive. these decisions have a symbolic weight and we have to keep that in mind."
"the analysis of fundamentals ... clearly support a positive assessment of the price stability criterion" Rehn said at the time

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IMF warns of dangers of Germany’s trade surplus [Published European Voice - Jul 24 2014]
Lithuania to adopt euro as its currency from ne... [Published Times of India - Jul 23 2014]
Dijsselbloem calls for eurozone reforms to cont... [Published European Voice - Jul 22 2014]
Katainen focuses on European commissioner role [Published European Voice - Jul 21 2014]
France and Germany in tussle over EU economics ... [Published EUobserver - Jul 21 2014]
TTIP talks enter sixth round [Published European Voice - Jul 19 2014]
EU appoints four new commissioners [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 17 2014]
Battle over top EU jobs enters next round [Published Irish Times - Jul 17 2014]
Liberals risk coming out of EU summit empty-handed [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 16 2014]
EP approves Lithuania joining eurozone [Published Individual.com - Jul 16 2014]
Berlin not keen on French nominee for top EU job [Published The Local France - Jul 16 2014]
Parliament approves appointment of replacement ... [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 16 2014]
EP votes to replace four EU Commissioners [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 16 2014]
*Four new EU commissioners approved amid Brusse... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Jul 16 2014]
Temporary Commissioners approved by parliament [Published New Europe - Jul 16 2014]
Commission 'clusterisation' may follow EU budge... [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 16 2014]
French macroeconomic policy improvisation [Published mainly macro - Jul 16 2014]
Le Pen won't hijack TTIP committee, vow MEPs [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 16 2014]
IMF warns further shocks likely to stall eurozo... [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 15 2014]
Testing the EU's borders [Published ABC Online - Jul 15 2014]
Schäuble doubts French claim to EU Commission m... [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 15 2014]
Interim commissioners pass EU parliament test [Published EUobserver - Jul 15 2014]
Replacement commissioners sail through Parliame... [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 15 2014]
MEPs question replacement commissioners [Published European Voice - Jul 15 2014]
The other reshuffle - Juncker's revenge? [Published Channel 4 - Jul 14 2014]
France seeks top EU portfolio, not gender balance [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 14 2014]
Merrion Pharma’s Donnelly will not seek re-elec... [Published Irish Times - Jul 14 2014]
‘Euro banks’ excuses incorrect’ [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Jul 13 2014]
New EU exec likely to be stacked with 'men in g... [Published Economic Times - Jul 13 2014]
Eurogroup's Dijsselbloem calls on banks to lend... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 12 2014]
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French macroeconomic policy improvisation [Published mainly macro - Jul 16 2014]
I’m confused about macroeconomic policy under François Hollande. When he came to power in 2012 he made deficit reduction a priority. The chance to lead some opposition to the dominant policy of austerity was lost. However where French policy did seem ...
Juncker struggles to encourage women to comissi... [Published THE HONEYBALL BUZZ - Jul 09 2014]
Jean Claude Juncker is struggling to encourage member states to propose women to join his team of commissioners. He has said he will do all he can to encourage member states to get more women candidates; however he hasn’t said exactly how he proposes ...
"It’s Time To Stand Up To Troika Austerity (Par... [Published Social Europe Journal - Jun 19 2014]
Thomas Fazi In the  first part  of this article I looked at the mounting evidence against austerity by organisations as varied as Caritas, the ILO, the Council of Europe and the IMF. So why is the European establishment pushing for more of the same? ...
Debt-Ridden EU Backs €Billions Loan to Ukraine [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 17 2014]
The European Commission has borrowed €500m (£400m) in the capital markets to lend on to Ukraine, part of a €1.6bn (£1.3bn) programme of so-called Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) which is meant to draw the former Soviet bloc country closer into ...
Bill Black: Spain’s “Stimulus” Plan – Austerity... [Published naked capitalism - Jun 02 2014]
By Bill Black, the author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One and an associate professor of economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Originally published at Benzinga Spain’s conservative government, eager to change the ...
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