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W.Brytania.Eksperci o wpływie prezydenta Dudy na relacje polsko-brytyjskie

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
07 August 2015
Gazeta Wyborcza
Agata Gostyńska z think tanku CER, że choć Duda "jest postrzegany jako bardziej umiarkowany polityk od Jarosława Kaczyńskiego", jego wygrana "została w większości stolic odczytana jako zwrot Polaków na prawo, wzbudzając obawy dotyczące powrotu bardziej konfrontacyjnej linii w polityce europejskiej".

The Calais crisis: Discussion with Mark Reckless and Emily Maitlis

05 August 2015
Camino Mortera-Martinez discusses the Calais crisis with Mark Reckless and Emily Maitlis.
Watch the debate here (17:40).

Was die USA der Eurozone voraushaben

05 August 2015
Der Standard
"Solche Vorschläge sind im Moment wenig hilfreich", kontert Christian Odendahl, Chefökonom des Londoner Centre for European Reform.

Financial Times: Has Greece crisis created a two-speed Europe?

04 August 2015
Christian Odendahl talks to the Financial Times about the Greek crisis (4:48).

Britse uittreding onmogelijk? Hou er toch maar rekening mee

Rem Korteweg
04 August 2015
NRC
Optimisme en naïviteit gaan vaak samen. Nederland heeft baat bij het VK in de EU. Denk niet dat een Brexit onmogelijk is, schrijft Rem Korteweg.

Storming the castle: Calais, or the failure of the EU’s migration policies

03 August 2015
City A.M.
The ongoing crisis in Calais is a sad reminder that the EU is still far from finding a solution to its migration problems. It also shows how deep national divides have become in Europe. France blames Italy and Greece for failing to process asylum seekers arriving on its shores, opening the doors for them to travel elsewhere.

European federalism is not dead yet

Philippe Legrain
03 August 2015
Financial Times
A dispassionate analysis of the eurozone’s options published last year by the Centre for European Reform concluded that a strengthening of fiscal federalism represented the best way of completing the eurozone’s ramshackle edifice — even if at the time that appeared to be politically impossible.

David Cameron should stand up to the eurozone

31 July 2015
Financial Times
Can Britain, a country that plans to keep its own currency, feel comfortable in an EU that is increasingly focused on the euro and its troubles? As David Cameron’s government starts negotiations with its partners on the terms...

BBC Newsnight: Migrant crisis

30 July 2015
Charles Grant discusses the current migrant crisis: watch it here (21:30) and why the UK is a favoured destination for migrants.

Behind the scenes at our 17th birthday party

29 July 2015
With a keynote speech by Joschka Fischer, German foreign minister and vice chancellor from 1998 to 2005. Hosted by HE Witold Sobkow, ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the UK.

Britain and France scramble as Channel becomes choke point in migration crisis

29 July 2015
The New York Times
"What we are seeing is the result of the European Union not being able to handle the migration crisis in the way that they should," said Camino Mortera-Martinez, a research fellow at the Centre for European Reform.

Rising costs strike at German competitiveness

27 July 2015
The Wall Street Journal
"Rising wages are a resolutely positive thing," said Simon Tilford, deputy director of the CER. "But we will need to see several more years of reasonably strong German wage growth in order to have a meaningful impact on the imbalances in the German economy."

Fire kriser som endrer EU

Rem Korteweg
24 July 2015
Aftenposten
Den nederlandske forskeren Rem Korteweg ved CER mener det kreves europeiske svar på fire store kriser om EU skal klare å holde sammen: Hellas-krisen, flyktningkrisen, Russland-Ukraina-konflikten og faren for at Storbritannia melder seg ut av EU.

The EU risks damaging consumer interests in its push against Google dominance

23 July 2015
City A.M
Jean Tirole won last year’s Nobel prize for economics for his work on a new type of market – and one that has grown with the meteoric rise of the internet. So-called two-sided markets arise when a company brings together suppliers and consumers. Google is a classic example: it...

Britain’s Eurosceptic ground zero

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
21 July 2015
Politico
The House of Commons doesn't even take full advantage of the powers it already has.

Is Europe's anti-austerity movement falling apart?

20 July 2015
Channel 4 News
Camino Mortera from the Centre for European Reform told us: "There is a sense of people getting scared about what is happening in Greece happening in Spain as well. People see the banks closing and they think that Podemos will do the same in Spain."
Voters are also judging Podemos by its record as a party of government in some local councils, and have sometimes found that its politicians "are less organised than the more structured parties", she added.
"This is where they can lose momentum, and I think Spaniards are also fairly scared of change, for historical reasons.

Iran nuclear deal: After the nuclear deal, Iran is our "frenemy"

Rem Korteweg
17 July 2015
City A.M
Tuesday’s agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme is a momentous achievement, but only if it can be enforced and verified. Following the diplomatic deal in Vienna, Western governments should engage with Tehran, but also help to contain Iran’s growing influence in the region. 
While Tehran celebrates the upcoming removal of international sanctions,...

As Greek crisis lingers, France worries about its own future

17 July 2015
Deutsche Welle
"Countries such as Germany, which are doing relatively well, can cope easily" with uncertainty about Greece, says Christian Odendahl, chief economist at the  Centre for European Reform.

Wake up, Westminster! Why MPs should pay more attention to the EU

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
17 July 2015
British Influence
In his famous Bloomberg speech of January 2013, offering British voters a referendum on EU membership, David Cameron promised to strengthen the role of national parliaments in the EU. But are British parliamentarians up to the task? The Commons’ limited interest in European business suggest not.
The British parliament has been...

Groundhog day for Europe: Why David Cameron needs to learn from his mistakes

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
15 July 2015
EPIN
Ahead of the UK general election, opinion polls predicted that Britons would wake up on May 7th to a hung parliament. But for the first time since John Major’s defeat in 1997, Britain again finds itself governed by a Conservative majority government.