Opinion piece by Jonathan Portes NIESR, 16 November 2015
I attended the annual Centre for European Reform conference at Ditchley Park earlier this month, with the topic 'Has the euro been a failure?'. The conference was attended by a fairly impressive list of British and continental European economists and policymakers.
Opinion piece by Simon Tilford Project Syndicate, 28 October 2015
LONDON – Spain is the eurozone’s latest poster child for austerity and structural reforms. Its economy has expanded for eight consecutive quarters, steadily gaining momentum and easily outperforming the rest of the currency union.
Opinion piece by Charles Grant The World Today, 25 September 2015
For those of us who think that the European Union is a good idea, the euro’s travails in recent years have been very trying. We had long assumed that the euro would encourage trade and investment across frontiers, thereby deepening the single market and boosting competition.