Press quotes

  • CNBC, 14 July 2015

    "What you saw happening is basically the creditors able to get their way in a manner that suggests the euro zone isn't necessarily the community of values we thought it was, but a transaction framework where those with power are able to get their way," Rem Korteweg, a senior researcher at the CER in London, told CNBC.

  • Reuters, 13 July 2015

    "If 'Grexit' is avoided, it will show that Hollande has been a bridge-builder and helped avoid a geo-political catastrophe," said Rem Korteweg, senior researcher at the London-based Centre for European Reform think-tank.

  • Wiadomosci, 13 July 2015

    Przygotowany przez niemieckie ministerstwo finansow dokument przedstawiający tzw. tymczasowy ‘grexit’, choć formalnie nie byl dyskutowany podczas szczytu, mial za zadanie dodatkowo oslabic pozycję negocjacyjną Grekow - mówi w rozmowie z WP Agata Gostyńska, CER.

  • 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.