The Future of the European Project
At the EU summit on September 16 in Bratislava, 27 heads of state and government sought to show that the European Union would be facing the future together, despite the outcome of the British referendum to leave the EU. Thierry Chopin of the Fondation Robert Schuman and economist Jean-François Jamet describe how factors that previously brought unity to the European project have fallen by the wayside. They also suggest how these can be found again.
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Thierry Chopin is director of research at the Fondation Robert Schuman in Paris and associate researcher at CERI Paris and is a visiting fellow at theLondon School of Economics's European Institute.
Economist Jean-François Jamet teaches political economy at Sciences Po in Paris.