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"It seems the point of the fund is to help the eurozone, and the East Europeans are worried about that, especially the Czech government," said John Springford of the CER.
Fiona Foster reports on what impact the EU has had on the UK, and reveals the results of one of the largest ever opinion polls on the future of Britain in Europe. She speaks to John Springford on the question of a British exit from the EU.
"You can argue that the euro zone is still in a pretty terrible economic state, but the external world has become very challenging", said Ian Bond of the CER.
"Mario Draghi’s penchant for seeking German approval has been his biggest mistake as head of the ECB," said Christian Odendahl, chief economist at the Centre for European Reform in London.
"Hostility to EU migration has become the most salient issue in British politics, despite evidence of its positive economic impact," said Camino Mortera-Martinez of the CER.
The goal of a capital markets union should be to develop healthy non-bank sources of finance. This should be achieved mainly by liberating, not controlling markets.
The G20 should implement its 2009 pledge to phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies, and give the money instead to the Green Climate Fund.
Europe should increase its role to promote East Asian security. Its economic interests, transatlantic ties and relations with Asian partners are in jeopardy.
As EU judges prepare to rule on issues like the euro, Facebook and benefit tourism, Hugo Brady gives a political and legal analysis of the ECJ.
Eurozone governance is politically unsustainable: its rules and institutions favour creditor over debtor countries. Eurozone policy-makers need to change direction before it is too late.
Ukraine’s elections were good news, but there is plenty of bad: political, economic and military.
Energy union should result in a connected European energy market, not a single buyer for imported gas.
Free movement is good for Britain’s economy. Britain will struggle making the case for reform.
The EU’s decision to get tougher on Israel’s settlements can damage beneficial co-operation. Steps can be taken in order to manage these tensions.
The French are gloomy about their relationship with the Germans and the chances of economic growth. But they are working on new ideas for eurozone governance.
The reforms to the benefits system proposed by Cameron will be difficult to negotiate and may require treaty change. Reforms should not lead to a Brexit.