European Politics and Institutions

Steps but no roadmap towards GEMU – the results of a disappointing summit - Post-Summit Analysis
17 December 2012
Janis A. Emmanouilidis (Director of Studies)

The 13-14 December European Council was disappointing as it failed to live up to the expectations raised and the objectives set earlier in the year.

Risky tactics and bad examples: EU enlargement decisions postponed
17 December 2012
Rosa Balfour (Senior Adviser to EPC on Europe in the World)

EU leaders’ decisions at their summit of 13-14 December regarding the Balkan countries EU accession prospects were not the best example of peace prize winners, writes Rosa Balfour in this Commentary.

The enlargement of the European Union
10 December 2012
Rosa Balfour (Senior Adviser to EPC on Europe in the World) and Corina Stratulat (Senior Policy Analyst)

In this Discussion Paper, Rosa Balfour and Corina Stratulat focus on some of the lessons learnt and not learnt in the context of EU enlargement.

No complete breakdown – at least not just yet
23 November 2012
Fabian Zuleeg (Chief Executive and Chief Economist)

It comes as no surprise that negotiations on the EU’s next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) did not produce a deal. UK Prime Minister David Cameron must either change his approach to Brussels or call an in-out referendum now, writes Fabian Zuleeg in this Commentary.

Accommodating an independent Scotland: how a British-style constitution for the EU could secure Scotland's future
24 October 2012
Arno Engel (External authors) and Roderick Parkes (External authors)

There is a marked wariness at EU level about the prospect of Scottish independence. But British-style constitutional thinking on flexibility could prove useful in reducing the bloc's difficulties with asymmetry that motivate its hostility towards Scottish independence, write Roderick Parkes and Arno Engel in this Discussion Paper.

Stepping stone to an ambitious deal? – the results of an ‘intermediate summit’ - Post-Summit Analysis
22 October 2012
Janis A. Emmanouilidis (Director of Studies)

The October European Council was a relatively drama-free stepping stone on the way to a more decisive summit in December. The biggest risk now is complacency: EU leaders need to sign up to an ambitious and detailed agenda for a ‘Genuine Economic and Monetary Union’ at their December meeting, writes Janis A. Emmanouilidis in this Post-Summit Analysis.

Turkey-EU relations: time to rebuild trust
19 October 2012
Amanda Paul (Senior Policy Analyst)

Turkey’s EU accession negotiations  continue to be riddled with problems. In this Commentary, Amanda Paul looks at the current situation and prospects for the near future.       

A budget for the euro zone?
15 October 2012
Janis A. Emmanouilidis (Director of Studies) and Fabian Zuleeg (Chief Executive and Chief Economist)

There is little clarity about the key parameters of a potential eurozone budget, including its size and, more importantly, its purpose, ahead of this week’s EU summit, write Fabian Zuleeg and Janis A. Emmanouilidis in this Commentary.

EU enlargement to the Balkans: the show must go on
11 October 2012
Corina Stratulat (Senior Policy Analyst)

In this Commentary, Corina Stratulat calls on European politicians to start actively promoting EU enlargement to the Balkans.

A tale of modern-day capitalism and democracy: in view of the European protests
8 October 2012
Claire Dhéret (Head of Programme ‘Social Europe & Well-being’ & Senior Policy Analyst) and Corina Stratulat (Senior Policy Analyst)

In this Policy Brief, Corina Stratulat and Claire Dhéret argue that the outbreaks of protest witnessed in many EU member states over the past few years make clear that alongside all the economic difficulties, democratic and social liabilities have become an integral part of the crisis Europe is currently facing.

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Programme Team

Director of Studies

Janis A. Emmanouilidis

Project Leader of the joint EPC-Stiftung Mercator project ‘Connecting Europe’

Julian Rappold

Senior Policy Analysts

Amanda Paul
Corina Stratulat

Policy Analyst

Yann-Sven Rittelmeyer

Programme Assistant

Paul Butcher