About: Simon Tilford

Development Policy 05-12-2008

Hanging in the balance: The EU’s climate agenda

The EU's ambitious climate change policy agenda could become a casualty of the economic crisis, argues Simon Tilford, chief economist at the Centre for European Reform (CER), in a December paper.
Competition 24-11-2008

Is the Commission obstructing innovation and growth?

EU competition policy may constitute an "obstacle" to innovation and growth in the high-tech sector, writes Simon Tilford, chief economist at the Centre for European Reform (CER), in a November paper.
Euro & Finance 20-05-2008

Eurozone economic outlook: Too much complacency

Despite strong business confidence throughout the eurozone, "a closer look reveals a less rosy picture" of European economies, says Simon Tilford of the Centre for European Reform in an April blog post. 
Development Policy 11-10-2007

How to make EU emissions trading a success

The emissions trading scheme currently in place in the EU has "fundamental flaws", writes Simon Tilford, chief economist at the Centre for European Reform (CER).