Topic : Europe

  • A job seeker walks past a corridor of a commercial building in Tokyo Forum Article

    Can digital create jobs for Europe’s youth?

    It is a crucial time for Europe, with the new European Commission under President Jean-Claude Juncker… more

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    Measuring risk in Europe’s banking stress test

    In November 2014, the ECB published its asset quality review (AQR) and comprehensive… more

  • England and Scotland stickers are seen as shoppers queue in a sweet shop in Berwick Upon Tweed in Northumberland Forum Article

    Should Scotland be given full income tax powers?

    The Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM) – an ESRC-funded research centre including the University of… more

  • The Skoda Fabia car is seen in a test room exposed to high temperatures simulating the sun shining in the Skoda Auto Technological Center in Mlada Boleslav Forum Article

    Central Europe’s new economy

    The textbook example of Central Europe becoming an industrial hub for the wider EU used to be the… more

  • Japan's Mt Fuji, covered with snow, is seen through Shinjuku skyscrapers in Tokyo Forum Article

    3 things Europe can learn from Japan

    The decision of the Bank of Japan end of October 2014 to significantly expand its asset-buying programme… more

  • Container ship departs Burrard Inlet in Vancouver Forum Article

    How the US and EU could boost trade by 50%

    The TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations have become… more


    How to revive Europe’s growth engine

    When the International Monetary Fund lowered its global growth forecast for 2014 and 2015 from 3.7% and… more

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    How should Europe carry out quantitative easing?

    As Europe moves closer to deflation, the ECB is gradually inching towards outright… more

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    How can Europe avoid secular stagnation?

    Larry Summers crystallized an important question in a recent speech: Has the world economy entered a… more

  • Pro-independence citizens hold up giant letters reading “We are ready, Independence” during the final meeting before the 9N consultation, in Barcelona Forum Article

    Where next for Catalonia?

    Catalans have voted for independence in a referendum that holds no official sway but has enormous… more

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    How financial crises develop

    The feedback loop between fiscal and financial instability has been at the core of the… more

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    Measuring the risk of financial contagion

    Fear of financial contagion was a major motivation behind the bailouts and other … more

  • The European Union flag is pictured in a window reflecting a street in London Forum Article

    How does Britain benefit from being in the EU?

    Whichever way you look at it, the UK is going through a stormy period in… more

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    Why Europe needs to invest

    Following the publication of the International Monetary Fund’s latest World Economic Outlook… more

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    What caused the Eurozone crisis?

    There is a wide disagreement about the nature and cause of the Eurozone crisis… more

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    Where next for Europe’s banking union?

    November 4 marked an important milestone in the Eurozone — the ECB took on direct supervision for the… more

  • People looking for jobs use facilities at a centre for the unemployed in Warsaw Forum Article

    What Spain can teach Poland about temporary jobs

    The political and economic transition of post-communist Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries… more

  • Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland carry an empty coffin at a WWI memorial at a Commonwealth war cemetery near Lens Forum Article

    The economic factors that shaped the First World War

    How much power do economic factors have in deciding the struggle for global power? To explain the… more