The EU and Belarus: seizing the opportunity? (2016:13epa)

29 August 2017 09:21 Korosteleva Elena A.

The relation between the EU and Belarus through the Eastern Partnership framework is complex. The country's domestic authoritarian character as well as its foreign policy balancing act between the EU and the Eurasian Economic Union hinders the implementation of major reform packages.

Sweden and the Euro: The Neglected Role of EU Membership (2016:15epa)

29 August 2017 09:21 Campos Nauro F., Coricelli Fabrizio, Moretti Luigi

The economic gains from EU membership is in theory fairly straightforward and above all related to having access to the internal market. However, it is much more complicated to show empirically that countries gain from being members of the Union.

SME Financing in a Capital Markets Union (2016:6)

29 August 2017 09:21 Fouché Morgane, Neugebauer Katja, Uthemann Andreas

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for close to 70 per cent of employment in the EU. However, as they are still heavily dependent on traditional bank financing, especially in comparison with their US counterparts, the European Commission recently launched a plan for a Capital Markets Union (CMU), aiming to diversify the funding channels available to European SMEs.

Inside and Outside: EU External Relations in Focus (2016:13)

29 August 2017 09:21 Curtin Deirdre, Eckes Christina

Foreign affairs have always involved a degree of secrecy and the EU external action is no exception. Out of security concerns and to protect the confidentiality of international negotiations, EU foreign policy actors such as the Council and the European External Action Service (EEAS) manage access to information by classifying documents as ‘secret’.



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