Jacques Delors Institute – European Think Tank in Berlin

Brexit Notes: What should and what is likely to happen next?

Brexit Notes: What should and what is likely to happen next?

The Brexit vote is the answer to a simple question: together or alone. Britain has decided to go alone. It is important to differentiate between what SHOULD happen and what is LIKELY to happen. This policy paper by Henrik Enderlein answers six simple questions that should serve as guidelines in the current debate. more

Automatic stabilizers for the Euro area

Automatic stabilizers for the Euro area

In her policy paper Nathalie Spath considers the possibility to equip the euro area with a mechanism for asymmetric shock absorption to respond to the challenge of automatic stabilization. She compares three of the most influential proposals for an automatic stabilization mechanism: a cyclical shock insurance, a European unemployment insurance and a reinsurance. more

Reform proposal for an overhaul of the Dublin system

Reform proposal for an overhaul of the Dublin system

The massive influx of migrants has exposed fundamental flaws in the EU’s asylum system. The policy paper by Henrik Enderlein and Nicole Koenig presents a comprehensive reform proposal linking a thorough overhaul of the Dublin system with flanking measures in external border control, internal security and external cooperation.  more

Room for manoeuvre for the EU after the Brexit-Vote

Room for manoeuvre for the EU after the Brexit-Vote

In the wake of the Brexit vote the remaining 27 EU member states will have to reach agreement on an unambiguous common approach to the style of the negotiations. The member states need to clarify their vision of the future of the European Union. Should it be more flexible? The realpolitik analysis suggests that the creation of a third and novel kind of status, which would need a seal of approval in the shape of a treaty amendment, more

Europe and the collective security challenge

Europe and the collective security challenge

The people of Europe are facing a multi-faceted security challenge that they need to confront together now more than ever before. They need to place their “collective security” at the very heart of the European construction, underlining their recent progress in the field but also framing it within a mobilising global vision. more

Automatic stabilizers for the Euro area

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In her policy paper Nathalie Spath considers the possibility to equip the euro area with a mechanism for asymmetric shock absorption to respond to the challenge of automatic stabilization. She compares three of the most influential proposals for an automatic stabilization mechanism: a cyclical shock insurance, a European unemployment insurance and a reinsurance. mehr more

Room for manoeuvre for the EU after the Brexit-Vote

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In the wake of the Brexit vote the remaining 27 EU member states will have to reach agreement on an unambiguous common approach to the style of the negotiations. The member states need to clarify their vision of the future of the European Union. Should it be more flexible? The realpolitik analysis suggests that the creation of a third and novel kind of status, which would need a seal of approval in the shape of a treaty amendment, mehr more