Press quotes

  • The New York Times, 13 July 2015

    Together with the migration crisis and Greece, these represent “the four horsemen” circling around Europe’s future, said Rem Korteweg of the Centre for European Reform, a research institution based in London.

  • CBS News, 10 July 2015

    'The Greek side wanted the issue that Greek debt is unsustainable to be tackled in any new agreement," wrote Christian Odendahl, chief economist of the London-based Centre for European Reform.

  • Voice of America, 08 July 2015

    Christian Odendahl of the CER, believes there is still a chance for a deal that will also pass muster in Germany, Greece's biggest creditor. He said, "I think the probability for an agreement is still relatively high, because no side really wants Greece to leave the eurozone, to default and so forth."

  • Die Welt, 07 July 2015

    Simon Tilford vom CER hält das Votum in Griechenland für "das Letzte, was Cameron braucht". Einerseits werde man in Brüssel jetzt noch weniger Zeit und Verständnis für Camerons innerparteiliche Probleme haben.

  • The Wall Street Journal, 07 July 2015

    "Merkel now has very limited political space within which to maneuver because domestic public opinion has become strongly anti-Greece," said Simon Tilford, deputy director of the CER who believes Germany pushed too much austerity onto euro-crisis-stricken countries.

  • Quartz, 07 July 2015

    To get these leaders on side, Greece needs to engage in a "rhetorical disarmament," Christian Odendahl, chief economist at the CER think-tank, tells Quartz.

  • CBS Money Watch, 07 July 2015

    "The referendum has made the political situation in creditor countries much more difficult," said Christian Odendahl, chief economist at the Centre for European Reform, a London-based think-tank, in an interview with CBS Money Watch.

  • Deutsche Welle, 06 July 2015

    "The no vote brings a Grexit closer. But Grexit cuts two ways for David Cameron," explains Rem Korteweg, senior researcher at the Centre for European Reform.

  • The Washington Post, 06 July 2015

    “Merkel does accept that Greece may leave the euro, but she doesn’t want to be blamed for it,” said Charles Grant, director of the London-based Centre for European Reform, a policy institute. “She has to try and go the extra mile to make a compromise feasible.”

  • The Telegraph, 05 July 2015

    Rem Korteweg, of the Centre for European Reform, said the parallel crises represent "four horsemen", which will unleash "chaos, instability and mutual recrimination" on the EU.