Posts tagged 'EU'

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    The future of the EU means muddling through

    Annual Meeting 2014

    22 - 25 Jan 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 continue to… more

  • Forum Article

    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

  • Forum Article

    Finding the right economic reform strategy for Europe

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

  • Forum Article

    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

  • Forum Article

    Will Europe end in Croatia?

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

  • Forum Article

    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

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    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

  • Forum Article

    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

  • Forum Article

    Can public support for the EU be restored?

    Jobbik. Golden Dawn. Frank Stronach and the BZÖ. Perussuomalaiset. Partij voor de Vrijheid. Movimento 5 Stelle. UKIP… more

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    Europe’s regional revolts

    Ana Palacio, a former Spanish foreign minister and former Senior Vice President of the World Bank, is a member of the… more

  • Forum Article

    Europe’s Nobel wake-up call

    Ana Palacio, a former Spanish foreign minister and former Senior Vice President of the World Bank, is a member of the… more

  • Forum Article

    Could free trade be good for the environment?

    The past few weeks have produced good news and bad news for global “clean technology” markets, economic growth, and… more

  • Forum Article

    What's next for China?

    Ana Palacio, a former Spanish foreign minister and former Senior Vice President of the World Bank, is a member of the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Is the profit motive compatible with social innovation?

    “It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    International Monetary System: How long will the dollar dominate?

    The latest annual report of the Global Agenda Council on the International Monetary System presents a sobering… more

  • Forum Article

    The challenges of Rio+20

    For three days, as part of the High-level Segment at Rio+20, heads of state have made speeches and have sat at meetings… more

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    Ranking: The top most competitive economies in Europe (2012)

    The European Union (EU) is going through one of the most difficult periods since its establishment, with multiple… more