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    Ukraine’s unfinished reform agenda
    Sep29

    Ukraine’s unfinished reform agenda

    Compared to previous attempts, especially those following the Orange Revolution in 2004, the current reform round in Ukraine (since 2014) has proved more successful. Some politically difficult decisions have been taken, such as the elimination of gas subsidies and the restructuring of the banking system. But reform remains incomplete in many...

    The European Gas Markets
    Sep01

    The European Gas Markets

    This document is the introduction of the book The European Gas Markets published by Palgrave Macmillan. The European gas markets are nowadays rapidly changing due to political, commercial and geopolitical evolutions. Te still-uncertain role of gas in the European energy mix after the COP-21 Paris Agreement, the evolution of the EU Energy Union,...

    Review of EU-third country cooperation on policies falling within the ITRE domain in relation to Brexit
    Jul05

    Review of EU-third country cooperation on policies falling within the ITRE domain in relation to Brexit

    This study was prepared for the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy of the European Parliament (ITRE). Copyright remains with the European Parliament at all times. Bruegel scholars have just completed a study for the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) of the European Parliament that seeks to help Members of the European...

    Nord Stream 2 means gains for Germany but pain for Europe
    Jun23

    Nord Stream 2 means gains for Germany but pain for Europe

    This opinion piece was also published in German in EnerGate The construction of a new pipeline under the Baltic Sea between Russia and Germany throws up a series of economic, legal and political questions. German politicians face a particular dilemma. The project seems likely to be profitable for Germany itself, but it would worsen the gas supply...

    Nord Stream 2 can wait
    Jun13

    Nord Stream 2 can wait

    This opinion piece was also published in Rzeczpospolita and Tagesspiegel. Gazprom wants to build a second gas pipeline under the Baltic straight from Russia to Germany. Nord Stream 2, as the project is called, has provoked controversy in Europe – but the pipeline is planned to be in use as soon as 2019. Supporters of Nord Stream 2 make two bold...

    Brexit goes nuclear: The consequences of leaving Euratom
    Feb21

    Brexit goes nuclear: The consequences of leaving Euratom

    The UK Government has clarified with its Brexit White Paper that when invoking Article 50, it ‘will be leaving Euratom as well as the EU’. The need to distinguish exiting Euratom from exiting the EU arises because Euratom is legally distinct from the EU. The UK decided to leave Euratom because, albeit independent, the institution relies for...

    The UK’s Brexit bill: could EU assets partially offset liabilities?
    Feb14

    The UK’s Brexit bill: could EU assets partially offset liabilities?

    The ‘Brexit bill’ is an expected payment by the United Kingdom to settle its financial commitments upon leaving the EU. Since the bill will be important in the Brexit negotiations, the matter is starting to be widely discussed. The European Commission has not yet made any official announcement about the Brexit bill. But in the meantime,...

    Beyond hard, soft and no Brexit
    Oct21

    Beyond hard, soft and no Brexit

    Recent declarations by political leaders suggest that a hard Brexit is the most likely outcome of the negotiation between the European Union and the United Kingdom that will start next spring after the UK government triggers Article 50. In Britain, several cabinet members have made statements pointing in this direction. And in Brussels, Donald...

    Currency crises in post-Soviet economies — a never ending story?
    Oct18

    Currency crises in post-Soviet economies — a never ending story?

    This paper is published in the Russian Journal of Economics, Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2016, Pages 302–326. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, its successor states have suffered from cyclical currency crises. The most recent episode of 2014–2016 was caused by a combination of external and domestic factors. The former include tighter US...

    Options after Brexit
    Sep28

    Options after Brexit

    Bruegel Director Guntram Wolff gave an oral testimony to the French Senate’s working group on Brexit. The video of the testimony can be watched here. In his presentation Dr Wolff drew heavily on ideas from the recent paper ‘Europe after Brexit: A proposal for a continental partnership‘, of which he was one of the authors. Further discussion...

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