• Insight by Simon Tilford, 13 March 2012

    The ECB's decision to lend almost unlimited amounts of money to Europe's banks has bought the eurozone some time. But there is risk that time will be wasted.

  • Insight by Philip Whyte, 27 February 2012

    Europe's growth performance since 2008 has been abject. The reason is that fiscal policy has done too little to offset the impact of deleveraging in the private sector.

  • Insight by Simon Tilford, 10 February 2012

    France has its economic weaknesses. But in some important respects its model holds out better prospects for a return to economic growth across the eurozone than does Germany's.

  • Insight by Katinka Barysch, 03 February 2012

    Greece's new bail-out package needs less austerity and more structural reforms. A bloated and immobile public sector remains a drag on growth.

  • Opinion piece by Ambrose Evans-pritchard
    The Daily Telegraph, 27 January 2012

    Another excellent paper by Simon Tilford from the Centre for European Reform.

  • Insight by Simon Tilford, 27 January 2012

    Were Italy and Spain to emulate the Baltics states and Ireland, the implications for the European economy and the future of the euro would be devastating.

  • Bulletin article by Simon Tilford, 26 January 2012

    The struggle to address the eurozone crisis means that Europe's unprecedented economic malaise is receiving far too little attention. To the extent that the EU has a growth strategy it relies heavily on the adoption of structural reforms in the crisis-hit eurozone economies.

  • Bulletin article by Philip Whyte, 26 January 2012

    Ever since it was first mooted in the 1970s, a financial transactions tax (FTT) has often been thought of as an interesting idea that cannot work in practice (because it needs to be adopted universally if it is not to be undermined by tax arbitrage).