In his office at the six-century-old University of Wuerzburg, Peter Bofinger contemplates the fate of his country under the weight of the European sovereign-debt crisis.
â€śGermany would be the biggest loser in a euro breakup,â€ť he says. With his right hand, he does an emphatic knife chop onto a small round table. â€śSomehow, we need to save this thing.â€ť
For the past year, as Chancellor Angela Merkel struggled to forge a euro-crisis solution that will pass muster with German voters, Bofinger, a 58-year-old economics professor, has been a leading voice among her economic opposition, Bloomberg Markets reports in its January issue
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