Greek crisis hangs over EU economic summit

Press quote (Financial Times)
Philip Whyte
08 June 2010

"Naming and shaming" countries that underperform remains a possibility, however. "The broad thrust of the agenda remains as valid today as it was back then [in 2000]," said Philip Whyte of the Centre for European Reform. "A decade on, many EU countries still suffer from low employment and low productivity. So residual barriers to intra-European trade need to be dismantled and more must be done to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation."