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2015

The divisions thwarting a united Europe

As ironic as it seems, it is the EU’s overreach that could turn out to be its own undoing. And it could be the failure of the EU’s supranationalism that will trigger a widespread return of the nation-state. [...]

The EU’s corruption problem

Almost three quarters of businesses in EU member states report widespread corruption, yet the issue has received little policy attention to date. [...]

The moral case for diversity

If your company has a diversity policy and culture, if you are trying to do what is right and if you believe in diversity because it matches your company’s values, congratulations. That it might not automatically strengthen the bottom line does not make it any less morally worthy. [...]

A banking union to pool all risks

It could take a while until European leaders recognise that the answer to the failings of European integration does not always have to be even more integration. [...]

Integrating migration

What do societies gain from migration? What are the social, political and cultural effects of an increasingly mobile global workforce? What problems could arise from the integration of migrants? And how can those problems be mitigated? [...]