Press quotes

  • Financial Times, 20 January 2015

    “The stability of the euro and the futures of the participating countries will continue to be vulnerable to the short-term exigencies of German domestic politics,” wrote Simon Tilford of the CER.

  • Global Post, 20 January 2015

    "The attacks show that foreign policy and internal security are intimately connected," said Rem Korteweg, research fellow at the CER, when referring to the bloody attacks in Paris earlier this month.

  • El Pais, 19 January 2015

    “El sistema permite introducir alertas para sospechosos o susceptibles de cometer actos criminales en cualquier país de la UE, pero se utiliza poco”, explica Camino Mortera, del Centre for European Reform.

  • The Washington Post, 19 January 2015

    “The burden of adjustment ... falls squarely on labor, basically on cutting labor costs,” said Simon Tilford, deputy director of the CER. “That, politically, is a precarious basis for a currency.”

  • France Culture, 17 January 2015

    Face à la menace terroriste, l'Europe doit mieux s'organiser. Autour de Christine Ockrent, cette semaine: Camino Mortera Martinez, chercheuse au CER.

  • Bloomberg, 15 January 2015

    “Fighting has already been stepped up significantly,” Ian Bond of the CER, said by phone. “What I do think is happening pretty clearly is that the Russians are resupplying the forces in eastern Ukraine and probably rotating them.”

  • Marketplace, 13 January 2015

    “All of the Baltic governments believe that eurozone membership will help protect them against Russian aggression,” says Simon Tilford of the CER.

  • Reuters, 12 January 2015

    "The good news is that this is not the result of further efforts by the government to consolidate the budget but of the savings from low interest rates and of higher tax revenues," said Christian Odendahl of the CER.

  • Share Radio, 12 January 2015

    Ian Bond talks to Share Radio about the situation in Ukraine (0:27).

  • Financial Times, 09 January 2015

    Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform, signed a letter in the Financial Times making the case for Britain to stay in the EU.