• Policy brief by John Springford, Simon Tilford, 20 January 2014

    Eurosceptics think Britain can leave the EU and still have access to its markets. But to do so, Britain will have to sign up to EU rules.

  • Bulletin article by John Springford, Simon Tilford, 29 November 2013

    In late October, the US singled out Germany as a threat to the global economy. The Treasury issued a report saying that Germany’s current account surplus – now around 7 per cent of GDP – imposes "a deflationary bias for the eurozone as well as for the world economy."

  • Opinion piece by Simon Tilford
    Realidad Economica (IADE), 19 November 2013

    A nadie le gusta que suban los precios, pero hoy los 17 países de la Eurozona temen lo contrario: la deflación. En octubre, la inflación interanual se redujo hasta el 0,7 por ciento, el nivel más bajo desde 2009, muy lejos de la meta del 2 por ciento que tiene el Banco Central Europeo.

  • Insight by Simon Tilford, 04 October 2013

    The eurozone is too big to rely on exports for economic growth. It needs policies suited to a large continental economy, not ones perfected by Germany.

  • Bulletin article by Philip Whyte, 27 September 2013

    Since mid-2012, the eurozone crisis has been in remission. The period of relative calm which has prevailed since then has not been the product of an upturn in economic fortunes: until the recent summer uptick, the eurozone had suffered six consecutive quarters of declining activity and rising unemployment (a result in part of synchronised fiscal austerity across the region as a whole).

  • Report by Paul De Grauwe, George Magnus, Thomas Mayer, Holger Schmieding, 18 September 2013

    Four leading economists give widely divergent diagnoses of the eurozone's problems and very different policy prescriptions. The EU's future could depend upon which is right.

  • Bulletin article by Simon Tilford, 24 July 2013

    A popular narrative has taken hold across much of the eurozone. The economic situation, so the story goes, is improving, or at least bottoming out, and the necessary institutional reforms are being put in place.

  • Insight by Simon Tilford, 08 July 2013

    London keeps Britain afloat. But the city's wealth is dependent on its openness to immigrants, which is threatened by the country's increasingly hysterical immigration debate.