The heads of state and government laboured until the early hours of Saturday morning until they found an agreement on how to reform the EU. Was this a good deal, or a badly thought through compromise? Our judgment is positive.
The new deal, a good deal?
Daniel Gros, Stefano Micossi, 25 June 2007
Weighting votes in the Council: towards a ‘Warsaw compromise’?
Daniel Gros, Mika Widgrén, Sebastian Kurpas, 20 June 2007
One of the key obstacles to a swift agreement on how to reform EU institutions is the belated insistence of Poland to reopen the issue of voting weights in the Council.
EU Constitution: an economist’s perspective, Part 4
Richard Baldwin, 13 June 2007
The EU already has a constitution. Every organisation does. A group without a constitution is just a social gathering. The EU’s constitution is called “the Treaties” – basically the Treaty of Rome and the Maastricht Treaty as modified by subsequent treaties.
EU Constitution and its replacement: an economist’s perspective, Part 1
Richard Baldwin, 9 June 2007
The June 2007 Summit organised by the Germany Presidency of the EU will strive to revive the Constitutional Treaty, or parts of it. The goal is to set the agenda for a new Intergovernmental Conference that would draft a new treaty. Such agendas usually pre-determine much of the final outcome, so it is important to discuss now what any new treaty should look like.
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