Posts tagged ‘EU’

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    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, the president of… 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 leaders… more

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    Why do Europe’s good intentions often fail?

    The Achilles’ heel of European reform programmes has always been implementation and enforcement. The Europe 2020… more

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    Europe’s top 10 most competitive economies

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

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    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 Eurosceptic… more

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    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 that individuals… more

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    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 corollary that was… more

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    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 representing an… more

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    Do Europeans really fear migrants?

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

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    The future of the EU means muddling through

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

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    Has austerity failed in Europe?

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

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    Business as usual will not save Europe

    It is becoming increasingly clear that if Europe is to overcome its crisis, business as usual will not suffice. We need… more

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    Finding the right economic reform strategy for Europe

    Together with fiscal consolidation, structural reform is the new European mantra. International organizations and… more

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    Getting young Europeans back to work

    European leaders are rightly concerned about the record level of youth unemployment in the EU. According to the latest… more

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    Will Europe end in Croatia?

    Despite its many woes, the European Union remains a lodestar for poorer states outside its borders. Indeed, the… more

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    Europe’s strength lies in its diversity for entrepreneurs

    For a couple of decades now, the conventional view has been that a single European market, with a size comparable to… more

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    What the Cyprus crisis means for the EU

    The root of the problem in Cyprus is well known. Its two major banks had attracted huge deposits from abroad, largely… more

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    Eurozone 2.0: Solidarity or domination?

    Five years after the 2008 Eurozone crisis Europe still has a lengthy road to recovery, but it might start seeing some… more