Britain & other member-states

Let's not pretend the UK isn't after a special trade deal. In fact, it's good that it is

Sam Lowe
20 May 2020
The Telegraph
Given the EU's most significant economic relationship is with the UK, a trade deal should be ambitious - but compromise is still needed.

How coronavirus is reshaping Europe in dangerous ways

14 May 2020
The Guardian
From green backlash to reimposition of border controls, pandemic is accelerating tensions that could unravel the EU.

Why Keir Starmer must revamp Labour's trade strategy

Sam Lowe
28 April 2020
Prospect
The world is facing a combination of US-China trade wars and new export restrictions on essential supplies thanks to Covid-19. Added to that the British government is in the process of Brexit.

Judy Asks: Should Europe have common debt?

23 April 2020
Carnegie Europe
How to deal with the economic costs of the coronavirus is dividing the eurozone countries once again.

CER podcast: What does COVID-19 mean for the EU-UK trade talks?

Charles Grant, Sam Lowe
22 April 2020
Charles Grant and Sam Lowe discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on the EU-UK trade talks, and whether the pandemic will lead to the transition period being extended, taking into account the arguments for and against.

Coronavirus: EU struggling to show solidarity in face of ‘existential’ crisis

21 April 2020
The Parliament Magazine
The EU’s response to COVID-19 has given plenty of ammunition to its opponents. Frontiers have been closed and supply chains broken as countries have put their own needs first.

Here's how the UK should work with EU to combat coronavirus and end the lockdown

16 April 2020
The Telegraph
As the coronavirus pandemic continues its rampage around Europe, neither the British government nor the EU plans to extend the transition period.

Cómo debe la UE coordinar la salida del confinamiento

16 April 2020
El Pais
Los gobiernos europeos esperan que las ‘apps’ de rastreo de casos les permitan relajar el confinamiento.

After coronavirus: How will Europe rebuild?

12 April 2020
The Guardian
Coronavirus has given hope to those who wish to see the EU stumble. Countries have put their own needs first and trust among governments has diminished.

Las dos fases económicas del coronavirus

09 April 2020
ES Global
Las autoridades europeas deben contrarrestar los enormes costes de la contención del virus y, al mismo tiempo, mantener una deuda sostenible en todos los Estados miembros de la eurozona.

Sharing the fiscal burden of the crisis: A Pandemic Solidarity Instrument for the EU

Christian Odendahl, Sebastian Grund, Lucas Guttenberg
05 April 2020
VoxEU
To ensure that all EU countries can do what is necessary to fight the economic fallout of the pandemic, the fiscal costs of this crisis must be shared.

The EU needs to counter Italy's coronavirus-induced Euroscepticism

03 April 2020
Prospect
The coronavirus crisis may be unprecedented in living memory, but for many Italians the EU’s reaction has been no surprise.

The EU can emerge stronger from the coronavirus crisis

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Luigi Scazzieri
01 April 2020
Encompass
The coronavirus pandemic has become a stress test for the European project.

Judy Asks: Can Europe become stronger after the coronavirus pandemic?

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Luigi Scazzieri
26 March 2020
Carnegie Europe
The EU’s initial response to the crisis was haphazard, with member states taking center stage. But the EU could emerge stronger from this pandemic if it learns from its past mistakes.
Milan airport empty March 2020

Bold policies needed to counter the coronavirus recession

18 March 2020
VoxEU
The 2008 financial crisis was a global economic catastrophe. Millions of people lost their jobs, their homes, their savings or their businesses as banks collapsed and creditdried up.

Tok FM: Zamknięcie granic państw członkowskich UE ogranicza swobodne funkcjonowanie rynku

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
18 March 2020
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform talked to TOK FM about the EU’s response to covid-19 and yesterday’s leaders’ video-conference.

Building 'European champions': An effective way to fend off Chinese competition?

17 March 2020
EUBulletin
In February, Germany, France, Italy and Poland proposed a review of EU competition policy, demanding that the European Commission “introduce more justified and reasonable flexibility” to its decisions about mergers between European companies, to “take better account of third countries’ state intervention”.

500 Euro, um das Nötigste abzufedern

Christian Odendahl, Anke Hassel
13 March 2020
Die Zeit
Eltern, Selbständige, Minijobber: Die Eindämmung des Virus wird zu finanziellen Engpässen führen. Die Lösung wäre ein vorläufiges Corona-Geld für jeden Bundesbürger.

The future of the EU: New perspectives - Italy

12 March 2020
The UK in a Changing Europe
The current trajectory of Italian politics is likely to impact considerably on the EU’s future. Ten years ago, Italy was one of the most enthusiastic supporters of European integration.
Milan airport empty March 2020

CER podcast: How to contain the coronavirus fall-out

11 March 2020
The new coronavirus has been spreading rapidly in Europe, and Italy has imposed strict constraints on movement to contain the outbreak there.