• 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.

  • Policy brief by Simon Tilford, 19 October 2015

    Spain is no poster child for austerity and structural reforms. The recovery is less than it appears and the country faces some formidable challenges.

  • Bulletin article by Simon Tilford, 24 September 2015

    The slowdown in emerging markets leaves the eurozone even more reliant on exports to the US and UK to compensate for its feeble domestic economy.

  • Opinion piece by John Springford
    Politico, 27 August 2015

    Europe must learn that markets make strong companies. Bureaucrats don’t.

  • Insight by Christian Odendahl, 26 August 2015

    Greece’s debt burden needs to be reduced, but maturity extensions on existing loans are not enough for Greece to return to the markets.

  • Bulletin article by Christian Odendahl, 27 July 2015

    Unless the eurozone invests economically and politically in the future of Greece, the country's future in the single currency remains in doubt.

  • Policy brief by John Springford, 26 July 2015

    The EU should not fret about the power of US internet giants. The take-up of digital technology across the services sector is more important than a 'European Google'.

  • Opinion piece by Simon Tilford
    de Volkskrant, 02 May 2015

    Nederland en Duitsland moeten meer consumeren en minder exporteren, stelt de Brit Simon Tilford. Een vreemde eis, vinden andere economen.