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Economy & Jobs 01-12-2017

Tackle the discrepancies of enlargement to build a genuine social model

To put vigour back into its social model, the discrepancies and contradictions which are the byproducts of the enlargement and deepening of the Union during the last twenty years need to be addressed, writes Alfred Sant.

Making Europe more agile in space

The European space sector is increasingly challenged by international competition in commercial markets. The Space Strategy for Europe proposes four goals for the EU to remain an industry leader, writes Jean-Loic Galle.
Competition 13-05-2016

Investing in Europe’s future: Toward sustainable and inclusive growth

Today, Europe is facing several challenges that require decision makers at both European and national level to cooperate, writes European Commission Vice-President, Jyrki Katainen.
Energy 03-09-2015

Returning Europe to competitiveness through energy productivity and efficiency

The Juncker Commission’s investment plan is an unprecedented opportunity to improve the EU’s energy productivity and efficiency, writes Ingrid Holmes.
Pound sterling and euro notes
Brexit 30-06-2015

Cameron should not ignore EU Capital Markets Union reforms

Many small business in Europe struggle to get the financing they need. Here’s how to fix it, write Thomas Aubrey, Renaud Thillaye and Alastair Reed.

EFSI must deliver a sustained and sustainable economic recovery in Europe

The Juncker Plan is a golden opportunity to deliver investment and prosperity to the areas that need them most, argues Ingrid Holmes.
Euro & Finance 20-04-2015

Can Juncker’s investment plan live up to the promise it offers young people?

The Juncker Investment Plan offers a huge economic opportunity for the EU. If MEPs put their political differences aside and make the right decisions, it could help lift millions of young Europeans out of unemployment, writes Allan Päll.
EU Priorities 2020 20-04-2015

The Juncker Plan in its current form will not solve Europe’s woes

The Juncker Plan is an opportunity to generate much-needed growth in the EU, but its real benefits may be greatly exaggerated, and many issues must be clarified before it can be rolled out, writes Victor Negrescu.
Brexit 13-04-2015

For universities, EU membership matters

Collaboration amongst the universities of the EU is crucial to drive research and continue the contient's tradition as a knowledge economy, argues Nicola Dandridge. To safeguard this, the EU must protect its Horizon 2020 funding and the UK must embrace the EU.

EFSI: A key to renewed Eurosympathy?

“Never let a good crisis go to waste”, Winston Churchill once said. It must be one of the most often reproduced quotes in recent years, the EU being in its worst economic and financial crisis since its inception, writes Tom Vandenkendelaere.