Campaign #WeWouldMissYou wins Politikaward 2016Campaign #WeWouldMissYou wins Politikaward 2016
Our anti-Brexit campaign #WeWouldMissYou wins the prize Politikaward 2016 in the category viral communications. We want to thank our project partners and all the participants for their support and commitment. Together we have, within a short period of time, sent a positive and emotional signal for European unity, which has reached over three million people. more
EU external action and Brexit: relaunch and reconnectEU external action and Brexit: relaunch and reconnect
Brexit will have important implications for the role of the EU and the UK in international affairs. What could Brexit mean specifically for EU external action? And how will it affect the UK’s power and international influence? The paper by Nicole Koenig analyses the implications for diplomacy, development and crisis management and suggests ways towards into a win-win situation. more
Financial market fragmentation in the Euro areaFinancial market fragmentation in the Euro area
Henrik Enderlein and Paul Berenberg-Gossler describe differing degrees of financial market integration in the Euro area, identifying a clear pattern of disintegration on the aggregate level, as well as in the most important financial markets, after the Euro area crisis. They show that fragmentation has declined since 2012 but the situation is still fragile. more
Does the Eurozone need a Parliament?Does the Eurozone need a Parliament?
The proposal to establish a “Parliament of the Eurozone” has re-emerged in the debate on deepening the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). In this context, Valentin Kreilinger and Morgan Larhant look beyond the institutional innovation at what might be the interest and scope of such a proposal. more
Does the Eurogroup foster structural reforms?Does the Eurogroup foster structural reforms?
This briefing paper analyses the role of the Eurogroup in European economic governance. The main coordination framework in this area, the European Semester, is not yet working as intended. Some hopes rest on a stronger role of the Eurogroup. In 2014, it started holding “thematic discussions on growth and jobs”, i.e., on structural reforms. An analysis by Jörg Haas and Henrik Enderlein. more
EU strategy: Reskilling for the fourth Industrial RevolutionEU strategy: Reskilling for the fourth Industrial Revolution
The current wave of digital transformation is rapidly changing industrial production processes. If the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the EU is to be a success, an important ingredient is bound to be the mass upgrading of the digital skills of European workers, which will enable them to keep up with the pace of technological progress. Paul-Jasper Dittrich proposes in this Policy Paper a European strategy for this challenge. more
New report: Wake-up call for the EU after BrexitNew report: Wake-up call for the EU after Brexit
Reforms and a deepening of European economic and monetary union are vital for the future of the EU. If the euro fails, the entire European project is at risk. These are the key findings of the report "Repair and prepare: growth and the euro after Brexit", which was prepared by an international expert group and puts forward a three-step plan to reform the European Economic and Monetary Union. more