Posts tagged ‘EU’

  • The World Trade Organization WTO logo is reflected in water on a sidewalk at the entrance of the WTO headquarters in Geneva Forum Article

    How should the WTO reform itself?

    The World Trade Organization’s director-general, Roberto Azevêdo, has called for an urgent shakeup of his… more

  • File photo shows employees of Fiat SpA working on a new “Panda” car at the Fiat plant in Pomigliano D’Arco Forum Article

    How to tackle skills shortages

    Just a couple of years ago, we were wondering what it would take to get the world’s economies moving… more

  • Fake euro banknotes are seen in a block of ice symbolizing austerity measures, during a demonstration in central Brussels Forum Article

    Why austerity isn’t working in Europe

    “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the theory,” goes the old adage. But too often it is… more

  • IRAQI MAN CHECKS VALVE IN OIL REFINERY OUTSIDE BAGHDAD. Forum Article

    What can the Middle East learn from the US shale boom?

    The clear relationship between secure and competitively priced energy and economic prosperity is well… more

  • A trader’s desk is decorated with a German flag during morning trading session at Frankfurt’s stock exchange Forum Article

    Is Germany really the right role model for Europe?

    For 60 years, successive German governments sought a more European Germany. But now, Chancellor Angela… more

  • Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw Forum Article

    Why Europe needs a digital single market

    Innovation isn’t easy. It takes courage to experiment and advance a new idea and determination to ensure… more

  • Cup cakes are displayed in the window of Cuckoo’s bakery in Edinburgh Forum Article

    From Scotland to Slovakia – what price independence?

    Though the world’s eyes are on Scotland’s referendum on independence from the United Kingdom… more

  • Pigeons perch near a banner showing a Euro coin on the facade of the European Commission headquarters in Brussels Forum Article

    Should the EU have the power to set taxes?

    Central bankers are often proud to be boring. Not Mario Draghi. Two years ago, in July 2012, Draghi… more

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    Five things you need to lead Europe

    The next six months are an opportunity for Europe to discuss what qualities it wants in its institutional… more

  • Forum Article

    Why do Europe’s good intentions often fail?

    The Achilles’ heel of European reform programmes has always been implementation and enforcement. The… more

  • Forum Article

    Europe’s top 10 most competitive economies

    The 2014 edition of the The Europe 2020 Competitiveness Report, published this week, tracks Europe's… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Europe’s voters are lashing out at domestic politics, not the EU

    Most post-election commentary has concentrated on the “shocking” surge of anti-establishment, mostly… more

  • Technology Pioneers Article

    Why the EU court got the decision right

    In a decision that surprised much of the world, the European Court of Justice ruled earlier this month… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    The bright side of Europe’s (relative) decline

    All the talk of Europe’s decline that I was bombarded with as I began to report on the EU had a… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    What do the EU and India have in common?

    In the more than three years I reported on Europe, between 2009 and 2012, I was the only journalist… more

  • Forum Article

    Do Europeans really fear migrants?

    Far-right parties are set to make substantial gains in the European Parliament election. Though… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    The future of the EU means muddling through

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Has austerity failed in Europe?

    Although many European governments have announced expenditure cuts and tax hikes, their debt/GDP ratios… more