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Guest blog post by Sebastiaan Wijsman, Economist at the KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business   Summary: Over the past four years, government deficits throughout the EMU have declined, but for some countries this is mainly due to decreasing interest rates. This hides the lack of real fiscal consolidation efforts, while it reduces the… » read more

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Guest blog post by Raphael Weyland, EU conservation policy officer for NABU (Naturschutzbund Deutschland), a member of the BirdLife partnership. If the European Commission wants to prove its democratic legitimacy, it would be wise to deliver on its promise to ensure better implementation and enforcement of the hugely popular Birds and Habitats Directives. Its new… » read more

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Guest blog post by: Anders Nordstrand, Managing Director, SABO ; Reinhold Lennebo, Managing Director, Fastighetsägarna ; Marie Linder, the chair of Hyresgästföreningen Riksförbundet It is of highest importance that our energy use decrease – to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and to make the Union less dependent on imported energy. The work that is now done… » read more

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Guest blog post by Alexander Kneepkens, Senior Account Manager at Cicero Group. The people have spoken; Brexit means Brexit. Oh wait, wrong result. The Dutch voters have voted for pro-European parties, giving the European ship the first nudge away from a populist uprising and the predicted demise of the European Union. Yes, Wilders’ anti-EU populist… » read more

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Guest blog post Dr. Andreas Jüttner, Senior Legal Officer at the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). On 28 February 2017 a typo at one of the leading US cloud providers took down a good chunk of the Internet, showing our dependency on few US providers. The IT industry is currently undergoing a paradigm shift, comparable to… » read more

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Guest blog post by Elinor de Pret, Head of Policy at EVPA & Suzanna Sobolewska, Public Affairs Manager at EVPA (European Venture Philanthropy Association) It is not every day that the social entrepreneurship agenda draws so much attention at EU level. The Expert Group of the European Commission on Social Entrepreneurship (GECES) has released an… » read more

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Guest blog post by Adrian Sonder, policy advisor within the German Parliament. The financial and economic crises that hit the Spanish economy contributed to a sharp increase in unemployment. In the six years since the start of the first phase of the Euro crisis unemployment rose from 8,23% in 2008 to 26,1% in 2013 (Federal… » read more

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Guest blog post by Chris Torney, ABN AMRO. It may still be unclear exactly what the impact of Britain’s departure from the EU will be, but there are still countless opportunities to grow your business. The British economy has proved to be more resilient than many people expected in the wake of last summer’s referendum… » read more

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Guest post by Jo Antoons, Partner, and Andreia Ghimis, EU Legal Affairs Specialist, Fragomen. On January 17, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, gave a speech explaining what she and her team understand ‘Brexit means Brexit’ is to be in fact. She took a strong stance, highlighting that her government prefers losing access to the… » read more

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