European Union

The European Union is a group of 28 countries in Europe. Outside continental Europe, the EU includes Cyprus and several overseas territories. It has more than half a billion inhabitants.

Recent publications

Pushing the EU to a Hamiltonian Moment

Germany’s Court Ruling and the Need to Build a Fiscal Capacity Force a Constitutional Debate

The recent ruling of the German Constitutional Court on the ECB was an economic and political bombshell. The deep controversy that resulted – within Germany and on a European scale – illustrates that the ambiguity surrounding the euro area’s legal order and architecture may have reached its limit. The ruling, combined with the plan to build a fiscal capacity to address the economic consequences of the coronavirus crisis, presents the EU with an important opportunity to complete and solidify the euro area. 


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