Media

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Current Media Appearances

“We lack Alternatives to Article 7”

In 2016, the European Commission activated the rule of law framework in the dispute with Warsaw. In the case of Hungary, the European Parliament initiated a procedure under Article 7. What is the difference between the Hungarian and the Polish case? What are the instruments at hand for the EU to restore the rule of law in its member states? Nicole Koenig, deputy director at the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin speaks about possible sanctions through a the rule of law framework and necessary alternatives to Article 7 in an interview with EurActiv. more

Boosting growth and productivity through more integration?

During the conference „Making Europe’s Economic Union work“ at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin mid september, ECB president Mario Draghi stressed that „only a big step toward further integration could boost growth and productivity, easing the economic malaise that has some people questioning the European project“, as Reuters reports. The conference was organised … more

SOTEU is more than a speech

The blogpost “5 things you need to know about the SOTEU speech” by Valentin Kreilinger, Policy Fellow at the Jacques Delors Institute Berlin, was mentioned in the POLITICO Brussels Playbook on 12 September 2018. more

Four countries, four stories

A decoupling between wages and productivity did not occur in 2013 for the first time: Pola Schneemelcher and Philipp Ständer argue in their Blog Post that a tendency of decoupling started even before the crisis. The researchers of the Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin also identified significant differences among the individual member states in regards to the development of wages and productivity. Pola Schneemelcher and Philipp Ständer explain in their Blog Post what this observation means for the debate on the reform of crisis-response instruments and the coordination of economic policies. The Blog Post is a secondary publication on Social Europe. more

The political earthquake in Germany

While Chancellor Angela Merkel claims that the situation at the EU’s borders is a “European challenge” and therefore “needs a European solution”, the headwind from within the Union (CDU/CSU), stays equally strong. The Sunday Times quotes Nicole Koenig, researcher at the Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin, commenting on the fraction between the two sister parties currently representing the bigger share in the grand coalition government: “Söder and Seehofer are pushing a kind of ‘Germany first’ policy ahead of the June European Council. That is entirely different from what Merkel is trying to achieve: […] A common European approach and [to] defend multilateralism.” more