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May 21 2013
If Europe is to tackle its demographic decline it should take lessons from the USA’s comprehensive immigration reforms.
With declining birth rates and an ageing population, Europe is facing the threat of a demographic decline by the middle of the century. Facing similar challenges, the US has recently moved to reform its immigration policies, thus allowing greater numbers … Continue reading
Posted by: May 21, 2013
Apr 14 2013
In order to help put the current discussion about the UK’s relationship with the EU into context, EUROPP looks back at the history of the debate, with a contemporary review of This Blessed Plot. First published in 1998, it is … Continue reading
Posted by: April 14, 2013
Apr 2 2013
The EU needs to adopt a more pragmatic policy towards Belarus based on cooperation rather than sanctions.
The EU’s sanction regime against Belarus and the government of President Alexander Lukashenka has been in place for more than 16 years. In an abridged version of a brief originally published by the European Union Institute for Security Studies, Ondrej Ditrych writes that while … Continue reading
Posted by: April 2, 2013
Mar 14 2013
Public reporting of quality indicators for long-term care in Europe has the potential to play a key role in driving improvements.
How do European countries differ in helping older people choose a care home, and what is the impact of the public reporting of quality information? In a comparative study of six European countries, Ricardo Rodrigues and Andrea E. Schmidt explain … Continue reading
Posted by: March 14, 2013
Mar 5 2013
The last two and a half years have seen the biggest change of Britain’s European policy in its four-decade membership of the European Union. In the first of a series of blogs on EU institutions and their history, Anthony Teasdale … Continue reading
Posted by: March 5, 2013
Feb 23 2013
Last month the advice from a senior US official that Britain should stay in the EU received widespread media attention. Katrina Kelly offers an analysis of the EU from an American perspective, suggesting that the future relationship between the US and … Continue reading
Posted by: February 23, 2013