Press quotes

  • Capital Madrid, 27 April 2015

    Además, como ob­serva Christian Odendahl, del CER, "el prés­tamo ban­cario tiende a ser pro­cí­clico: crece con fuerzas du­rante un 'boom' y se con­trae con la cri­sis".

  • New York Times, 23 April 2015

    “The EU hasn’t had a coherent immigration policy since forever, and the situation is getting worse since the Arab Spring,” said Camino Mortera-Martinez of the CER. “Now, there has been a wake-up call."

  • Globalt, 23 April 2015

    Rem Korteweg, seniorforsker ved CER, er dog ikke imponeret. »Det lyder rigtig brutalt at sige, at man vil destruere skibe. Man sender et signal om, at man er meget seriøs, og at man vil knække smuglerne. Men når man vil omdanne det til praksis, kommer der til at opstå problemer,« siger han.

  • The Guardian, 23 April 2015

    "Reluctant governments should realise that overemphasising the 'pull effect' is not only factually incorrect but also morally indefensible," said the Centre for European Reform think-tank on Thursday. See the full report here.

  • Kauppalehti, 20 April 2015

    Brittiläisen ajatushautomon Centre for European Reformin pääekonomisti Christian Odendahl sanoo yhä olevansa varovaisen optimistinen sen suhteen, että Kreikka ja velkojat pääsevät sopuun rahoituksesta.

  • Al Jazeera, 20 April 2015

    Camino Mortera-Martinez speaks to Al Jazeera on the EU's priorities in addressing the migrant crisis.

  • The Guardian, 19 April 2015

    John Springford of the CER author of a study of the economic costs of Brexit, says: "The trade-off is an uncomfortable one for Britain if it votes to leave. It’s leave the EU and get your sovereignty back, regulate your economy as you see fit, but lose market access and damage your economy."

  • Financial Times, 17 April 2015

    The battleground of the British election of May 7 appears equally limited. Labour is campaigning on the National Health Service and living standards, and the Conservatives on leadership and the economy, says Charles Grant, director of the CER.

  • The Wall Street Journal, 13 April 2015

    “We need chunky growth in real wages for a number of years,” said Simon Tilford, deputy director of the Centre for European Reform.

  • The Independent, 09 April 2015

    Russia’s economy is in deep trouble, according to Christian Odendahl of the CER. “Although the oil price and the rouble have stabilised, the Russian economy will go through a long, deep and painful recession,” he said.