Single market, competition & trade

Kan Duitse en Nederlandse handelsoverschot lager?

02 May 2015
de Volkskrant
Nederland en Duitsland moeten meer consumeren en minder exporteren, stelt de Brit Simon Tilford. Een vreemde eis, vinden andere economen.

Germany is becoming relaxed about a Grexit – perhaps too relaxed

24 April 2015
The Guardian
Many EU member states and the US still fear the consequences of Greece leaving Europe. They need to get their voices heard in Berlin

Merkel drängt Athen nicht aus dem Euro

09 April 2015
Deutschland hat kein Interesse daran, dass Griechenland den Euro verlässt, sagt der Ökonom Christian Odendahl. Schließlich könnte Griechenland sich nach einer turbulenten Phase erholen. Trotzdem ist es auch für die Griechen sinnvoll, den Euro zu behalten.

Judy Asks: Time for Greece to leave the euro?

18 March 2015
Carnegie Europe
Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

Gebt Syriza eine Chance!

27 February 2015
Welche Reformen Griechenland wirklich braucht und warum (Tot-) Sparen nicht hilft

Οι μεταρρυθμίσεις θα κρίνουν τη διαπραγμάτευση με το Βερολίνο

28 January 2015
Με τη νέα ελληνική κυβέρνηση να προετοιμάζεται για τις διαπραγματεύσεις με την τρόικα, η θέση της Γερμανίας ιδίως έχει γίνει αντικείμενο συζήτησης τόσο στην Ελλάδα όσο και στις αγορές.

Italy’s ‘Neet’ rate is way above OECD average

07 January 2015
Financial Times
John Springford writes a letter of opinion in the Financial Times.

Video interview on 'Unlocking Europe's capital markets union'

Hugo Dixon
12 December 2014
With Hugo Dixon, editor-at-large Reuters News and the founder of Reuters Breakingviews. 

Analist britanic: "Sunt sceptic că Noul Drum al Mătăsii are sens din punct de vedere comercial" (interview in Romanian)

07 October 2014
The Epoch Times
Ian Bond a explicat într-un amplu interviu acordat Epoch Times care sunt barierele în calea Noului Drum al Mătăsii, de ce Rusia şi China au interese divergente în Asia Centrală şi ce vrea să facă Putin în continuare în Ucraina.

Neue Ideen für die EZB

06 October 2014
Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Disput um Geldpolitik - Debatte

Splendid isolation?

John Springford, Richard Lambert
25 June 2014
Project Syndicate
Membership of the European Union has shackled Britain’s economy to a corpse. The United Kingdom has been bound by swaths of costly red tape to a bunch of moribund economies with no growth prospects. As a result, UK exporters have been held back from the fast-growing markets of the Commonwealth and the developing world.

In or out, your Euro-nightmare begins here

Matthew Parris
31 May 2014
The Times
There are three years to go before a possible referendum on Europe, and already it’s impossible to know what to think

Pour une mise à jour du récit européen

Stephen Tindale
14 May 2014
Le Temps
Stephen Tindale, membre du Centre for European Reform basé à Londres, un think tank pro-européen mais critique, donne des pistes pour redonner du souffle au projet européen, miné par la crise et la perte de confiance

Video interview on 'The consequences of Brexit for the City of London'

08 May 2014
John Springford talks about his and Philip Whyte's latest policy brief 'The consequences of Brexit for the City of London'.

Was bringt QE in Europa?

Mark Schieritz
30 April 2014
Die Zeit
Ich habe hier die These vertreten, dass die EZB keine unkonventionellen Maßnahmen beschließen wird. Was aber, wenn doch? Christian Odendahl vom CER hat sich angeschaut, was Quantitative Easing für die Euro-Zone bedeuten würde. Ergebnis: Nicht allzu viel. Odendahl diskutiert zwei Wirkungskanäle, über die Anleihekäufe Produktion und Inflation beeinflussen können....

Britain's Conservatives must choose between sovereignty and free trade

07 February 2014
The British Conservative party is deeply divided over British membership of the EU.

Video interview on 'The Great British trade-off: The impact of leaving the EU on the UK's trade and investment'

20 January 2014
Simon Tilford and John Springford discuss their latest CER policy brief 'The Great British trade-off: The impact of leaving the EU on the UK's trade and investment'.

Building a modern European Union: What's wrong and how to fix it

21 November 2013
On Thursday, November 21, 2013, the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) hosted a roundtable discussion with Charles Grant, the founder and director of the Centre for European Reform on the current state of the European Union.

Europa en riesgo de deflación

19 November 2013
Realidad Economica (IADE)
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.

Letters: Add Germany to EU services push

09 October 2013
Financial Times
Sir, Guntram Wolff is right to propose liberalisation of Germany’s sclerotic services sector ('Germany needs a service sector to match its makers', October 7).