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    Brussels round up: Tusk and Mogherini, ECB interest rate cut, and government approval ratings

Brussels round up: Tusk and Mogherini, ECB interest rate cut, and government approval ratings

The EUROPP team take a look at some of the latest developments in Brussels and across Europe

Tusk and Mogherini

Following months of discussions, a special meeting of the European Council on 30 August appointed Donald Tusk as the next President of the European Council and Federica Mogherini as the EU’s next High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Writing […]

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    Brussels round up: Jumpstarting the Eurozone’s economy, French government resigns, and the Italian left at a crossroads

Brussels round up: Jumpstarting the Eurozone’s economy, French government resigns, and the Italian left at a crossroads

The EUROPP team take a look at some of the latest developments in Brussels and across Europe

Jumpstarting the Eurozone’s economy

Following disappointing economic figures in the Eurozone, Francesco Giavazzi and Guido Tabellini at Vox present a model for jumpstarting the Eurozone’s economy. They argue for a Eurozone-wide agreement to carry out a “five per cent tax cut, an extension of […]

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    Brussels round up: Viktor Orbán, German policy on Iraq, and is Europe facing a lost decade?

Brussels round up: Viktor Orbán, German policy on Iraq, and is Europe facing a lost decade?

The EUROPP team take a look at some of the latest developments in Brussels and across Europe

Is Europe facing a lost decade?

With economic growth stalling in the Eurozone, Michael Heise at Project Syndicate asks whether the idea of a ‘lost decade’ in Europe, similar to that experienced in Japan in the 1990s, is now a reality. He argues that […]

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    Brussels round up: Iraq, Erdoğan wins, and what can Fantasy Premier League tell us about discrimination in the labour market?

Brussels round up: Iraq, Erdoğan wins, and what can Fantasy Premier League tell us about discrimination in the labour market?

The EUROPP team take a look at some of the latest developments in Brussels and across Europe

EU support for the Kurds in Iraq

EU foreign ministers are currently holding an emergency meeting to discuss whether to provide support to the Kurdish forces operating in Iraq as a way of halting the advance of forces allied to the Islamic State (IS). […]

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    Brussels round up: Turkey’s presidential election, Russian sanctions, and Israel-Palestine

Brussels round up: Turkey’s presidential election, Russian sanctions, and Israel-Palestine

The EUROPP team take a look at some of the latest developments in Brussels and across Europe

Turkey’s presidential election

On 10 August Turkey will hold presidential elections, with the country’s Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, seeking to win over 50 per cent of the vote in the first round and avoid the need for a second round of voting scheduled […]

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    Brussels round up: the age gap in British Euroscepticism, Spanish unemployment, and will the latest sanctions against Russia work?

Brussels round up: the age gap in British Euroscepticism, Spanish unemployment, and will the latest sanctions against Russia work?

The EUROPP team take a look at some of the latest developments in Brussels and across Europe

Chart of the week: British Euroscepticism by age group

The polling organisation YouGov has been running a series of polls on British attitudes toward the European Union, with the figures throughout July suggesting that if a referendum were to be held on Britain’s EU […]

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