Posts Tagged ‘Deficit rules’

Political Briefing #89/2016

The conflict between the European Commission and national institutions over the size of national budget deficits made the headlines in most of EU southern countries. Meanwhile, discussions about the n...

Political Briefing #85/2016

In the Eurogroup meeting EU Finance ministers moved forward on crucial fronts as the situation of the Greek economy. In other news, intra-EU migration flows make the headlines across Europe, while the...

Political Briefing #67/2016

“Turkey is a candidate country and a key partner for the European Union, and therefore the EU remains committed to working together with democratic, inclusive and stable Turkey to address our common...

Political Briefing #65/2016

“The Eurozone needs more solidarity and a greater boost [...] We will not make this happen through mere coordination. We need more integration concerning fiscal and social policy and an investment p...

Political Briefing #38/2016

“It is true we're not very popular when we advocate for Europe. We're no longer respected in our countries when we emphasise the need to give priority to the European Union”. (Jean-Claude Juncker,...

Political Briefing #88/2016

The CETA agreement is practically dead, Spain is making the headlines all over Europe and the approval of the Italian budget law remains a source of tensions between national and European institutions...

Political briefing #79/2016

The refugee crisis continues to make the headlines all over Europe. In the meantime, austerity, investment policies, and debt restructuring have resurfaced in European public debates....

Political Briefing #51/2016

“It could well be the case that after counting postal votes that we’re not quite at the front, but I’d say we’ve won anyway.” (Norbert Hofer, Presidential candidate for the Austrian Freedom ...

Political Briefing #86/2016

The UK government’s cabinet is said to undergo deep tensions in the Brexit debate. Meanwhile, European governments are seeking to pass their budget laws and the destiny of the Greek economy is becom...

Political Briefing #50/2016

“When you have what looks like collusion between the government and big remain-backing businesses, it seems to be suggesting that in exchange for support for remain there’s consideration given to ...

Political Briefing #22/2016

“In leaving, there is some uncertainty and unless every country agrees unanimously to extend that two-year deadline (following a ‘no-to-stay’ vote) it means that after two years, if things are n...

Ideas Monitor #20/2016

This week, EuVisions takes part in the 11th edition of the Trento Economics Festival, whose theme this year is “Where growth takes place”. For the occasion, this Ideas Monitor focuses primarily on...

Political Briefing #49/2016

“[W]hen I hear the EU being compared to the plans and projects of Adolf Hitler I cannot remain silent. Such absurd arguments should be completely ignored if they hadn't been formulated by one of the...