INTERVIEW. The economist describes the priority reforms to be carried out despite an untraceable majority. He calls for lower production taxes. I subscribe for 1€ the 1st month
How to govern a country in crisis without an absolute majority? How do I get essential texts across? How do you find compromises on bills as explosive as pension reform? This is the puzzle for Emmanuel Macron and the government following the results of the legislative elections. Economist and columnist at Point Patrick Artus, Senior Economic Advisor at Natixis Bank, explains what, in his view, are the priority reforms to be adopted despite the unobtainable majority of the President of the Republic in Parliament.
Le Point: Reforms will be significantly slowed by the political division in Parliament. Which do you think are priorities to engage?
Patrick Artus: There are three. The first is the reform of the school and…