• Insight by Katinka Barysch, 30 November 2012

    Some 14 million young people in the EU are not in work or education. German-style apprenticeships and flexible labour markets could help them get jobs.

  • Bulletin article by Katinka Barysch, 26 November 2012

    Although Germany’s next general election is not scheduled until October 2013, the campaign started in earnest on 28 September 2012.

  • Bulletin article by Simon Tilford, 26 November 2012

    Many people lazily assume that the eurozone is now split into a strong, prosperous core and a weak, depressed periphery.

  • Opinion piece by Simon Tilford
    The New York Times, 22 November 2012

    Economic growth in Europe depends on a recovery in household consumption. And that, in turn, requires a rethinking of the balance between capital and labour.

  • Opinion piece by Simon Tilford
    The Voice of Russia, 11 November 2012

    Interview with Simon Tilford – chief economist at the London-based Centre for European Reform about middle class in industrialized or developed economiesI think over quite a long period of time the middle class in industrialized or developed economies has been I think squeezed.

  • Insight by John Springford, 07 November 2012

    Britain is expending considerable political capital on freezing the EU budget. It would be best to push for reform of how the budget is spent.

  • Insight by Charles Grant, 06 November 2012

    Russia remains dependent on oil and gas, yet its leaders lack a coherent plan for rebalancing the economy. President Putin does not seem bothered.

  • Policy brief by Simon Tilford, 05 November 2012

    Unless labour receives a larger share of the pie, Europe's economic recovery will prove elusive and popular hostility to markets will grow.