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Ferrer, Jorge Núñez (2012) Member states will inevitably reach a compromise on the EU budget, but there is little chance of necessary reforms being carried out. European Politics and Policy at LSE (12 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abedi, Amir (2013) The German Greens are likely to be the new ‘kingmakers’ in the 2013 federal elections. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Adebahr, Cornelius (2012) After nearly a decade of talks with Iran, the EU’s preoccupation with the nuclear issue risks missing the bigger picture. European Politics and Policy at LSE (12 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Adida, Claire, Laitin, David and Valfort , Marie-Anne (2013) Muslim immigrants have come to expect discrimination in France because of their religion, and this is unlikely to change. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (31 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Afonso, Alexandre (2013) Portugal is the pupil that gets good grades for learning bad lessons. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Afonso, Alexandre (2012) The eurozone crisis has increased demand for cheap labour across Europe. However, the return of EU internal migration controls is unlikely. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Ahtonen, Annika (2012) Instead of simply paying for losses, Europe should institute cost-effective adaptation measures to meet the challenges posed by climate change. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Alemanno, Alberto (2012) The EU needs to embrace behavioural insights in the design of its policies. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Alemanno, Alberto (2012) The revised EU’s Tobacco Products Directive seeks to ‘nudge’ citizens towards making better decisions about smoking whilst preserving individual choice. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Alexander, Kern (2012) Proposals for a European Banking Union must be redesigned to provide a more accountable and effective institutional framework. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Alvaro, Alexander (2012) Five minutes with Alexander Alvaro: “Compared to a decade ago, we have become ‘transparent citizens’”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Andreasen, Marta (2013) Five minutes with Marta Andreasen, UKIP MEP for South East England – “UKIP could do more to attract women if they respected the women that they have”. European Politics and Policy at LSE (13 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Angier, Tom (2013) Governments should resist the 'technocratic temptation' and maintain their commitment to democracy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Apergis, Nicholas (2012) Despite rising unemployment and a lack of economic growth, Greece cannot afford to ignore the challenge of controlling inflation. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Aran, Amnon (2012) The Arab Spring is not the whole story: power in the Middle East has been shifting away from Israel for two decades. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Atkinson, Tony (2012) In the ‘Europe 2020 Agenda’ the EU has a strategic plan to build a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy. Looking past current crises, we should re-focus on these long term goals. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

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Badescu, Gabriel (2012) Romania badly needs a stable government to emerge from the aftermath of Sunday’s elections. European Politics and Policy at LSE (14 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Baker, Karl (2012) Book review: utopian adventure: the Corviale Void. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Balcer, Adam (2012) Corruption is not just endemic to the Russian system, it is the system: it is in the EU’s interest to increase its engagement with Russian society. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Balcerowicz, Leszek (2012) Neither bail-outs nor Eurobonds will solve the debt crisis. We need to implement comprehensive reforms that will produce confidence and growth. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (31 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Bale, Tim (2012) Britain leaving the EU is now a serious possibility. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Bale, Tim (2013) David Cameron’s EU referendum pledge may not guarantee a Conservative victory in the next UK general election. European Politics and Policy at LSE (16 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Balfour, Sebastian (2012) Book review: Spain’s ‘second transition’: the socialist government of Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, edited by Bonnie N. Field. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Barnes-Dacey, Julien (2012) Europe is struggling to play a meaningful role in the Syria crisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Beck, Ulrich (2013) Five minutes with Ulrich Beck: “Germany has created an accidental empire”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Becker, Peter (2012) The EU budget process encourages deadlock and makes large reforms almost impossible. The best that reformers can hope for is gradual change. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Begg, Iain (2013) The Cypriot banking crisis shows that Europeans have yet to work out the answer to the question, ‘who pays?’. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Begg, Iain (2012) If Greece does not do enough to convince its creditors to maintain the flow of funding, it will be in default: but this does not necessarily mean a Euro exit. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Begg, Iain (2013) It is entirely possible that Britain could leave the European Union within the next decade. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Begg, Iain (2012) Recent measures may have signalled the beginning of the end of the Eurozone crisis. But the transformation of EU economic governance is still far from complete. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Begg, Iain (2012) The UK will gain very little from blocking a deal on the EU budget. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Begg, Iain (2012) A well designed Europe-wide financial transactions tax could be a powerful source of revenue for the EU budget. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (31 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Beinisch, Natalie (2012) Book review: the politics of precaution: regulating health, safety, and environmental risks in Europe and the United States. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Benedetto, Giacomo (2013) The European Parliament may yet reject February’s EU budget deal. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Benedetto, Giacomo and Milio, Simona (2012) The investment in innovation and technology needed to combat the economic crisis may be the main casualties of the EU’s budget squeeze. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Berenskoetter, Felix (2012) Germany and Israel have not succeeded in turning their historical connection into a shared project around which a true friendship can form. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Bijlsma, Michiel and Vallee, Shahin (2012) Currency risks have turned into default risks: to prevent such defaults, the Eurozone area must have a strong financial safety net. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Bindman, Eleanor (2012) Book review: power and policy in Putin’s Russia by Richard Sakwa et al. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Biswas, Asit and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Water prices in Europe need to rise substantially to encourage more sustainable water consumption. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (31 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Bobba, Giuliano and McDonnell, Duncan (2012) Beppe Grillo’s unexpected rise makes him the Italian (non)politician of the year. European Politics and Policy at LSE (13 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Bobba, Giuliano and McDonnell, Duncan (2013) The Italian centre-left is stalling in the campaign, but (probably) not in the election. European Politics and Policy at LSE (19 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Boeri, Tito and Severgnini, Battista (2013) Changing the way that referees are paid would be an important step towards preventing match fixing in European football. European Politics and Policy at LSE (27 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Bordignon, Massimo and Monticini , Andrea (2013) Evidence from Italy shows that electoral reforms can often have the opposite effect of what is intended. European Politics and Policy at LSE (22 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Bosse, Giselle (2012) Despite souring relations, the EU should avoid the temptation to further disengage with Belarus and enhance its policy of critical engagement. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Bouçek, Francoise (2012) After an inconclusive debate, on the final day of the French presidential election campaign, Hollande is still ahead. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Bouçek, Francoise (2012) Book Review: French presidential elections. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Bouçek, Francoise (2012) David Cameron is applying lessons from his party’s history in the Conservatives’ ‘Euro War’. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Bouçek, Françoise (2012) The French elections are too close to call. Watch out left and right! LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Bouçek, Françoise (2012) The UMP’s disputed leadership election could have important implications for democratic politics in France. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Bovens, Luc and Sisman , Günperi (2013) Greece, Portugal, Spain and the East European states take on less than their fair share of responsibility for EU asylum seekers. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Apr 2013) Blog Entry.

Brack, Nathalie (2013) Giving a voice to Eurosceptic MEPs in the European Parliament is an important part of making the integration process more legitimate. European Politics and Policy at LSE (25 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Brady, Hugo (2012) Opting out of EU police and justice co-operation may be an ‘own goal’ for David Cameron. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Brady, Hugo (2012) A fifteen-year political union with a 2029 expiry date could prevent the collapse of the Euro and offer a ‘New Deal’ for Europe. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (31 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Brenton, Tony (2012) Five minutes with Sir Tony Brenton: “In twenty years’ time Russia won’t be perfect, but it will be a great deal closer to what Europe can regard as good neighbour than it is now”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Briggs, Rachel and Goodwin, Matthew (2012) The trial of Anders Breivik shows that we need a better understanding of what drives right-wing extremist violence. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Brown, Chris (2012) Diplomacy is the only real way forward in the Syrian conflict: military intervention could make the situation even worse. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Brown, Stuart A. (2013) The way in which states formulate national positions is just as important to EU decision-making as their bargaining strength in the Council. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Brynne, Elaine (2013) Deliberative democracy might offer a remedy for the extremely low levels of political trust in Ireland. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Brülhart, Marius, Jametti, Mario and Schmidheiny, Kurt (2013) Firms in clustered industries are prepared to pay higher taxes than those that are not. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Bucur, Cristina (2012) In Romania, electoral reform is taking a backwards step, to the benefit of the ruling parties. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Bucur, Cristina (2012) Romanian politics in 2012 has been marked by a rocky cohabitation between Victor Ponta’s government and President Traian Basescu. European Politics and Policy at LSE (26 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Burdsey, Daniel (2012) Preventing racism at Euro 2012 is not just the responsibility of Poland and the Ukraine: UEFA must take a harder line. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Busse, Britta, Hashem-Wangler, Alexandra and Tholen, Jochen (2013) Though currently indifferent, young Germans may begin to reject the EU if economic conditions worsen. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Bølstad, Jørgen (2012) The evidence shows that EU politicians have historically responded to the public’s mood: but this now may be coming to an end. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Bünte, Marco and Portela, Clara (2012) The phased suspension of the EU’s targeted sanctions against Myanmar is a test case for future sanction regimes. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

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Cadier, David (2013) The new Czech President might bring about a change of rhetoric on Europe but a policy shift towards the EU appears unlikely. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Calderoni, Francesco (2012) Although there is little truth behind the ‘Godfather’ stereotype, mafia infiltration remains a serious problem in Italian politics. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Calel, Raphael and Dechezlepretre, Antoine (2013) Low-carbon innovation has risen in Europe, but the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme may not be the main factor in this growth. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Calel, Raphael and Dechezlepretre, Antoine (2012) Low-carbon innovation is up in Europe, but not because of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Cameron, Ewen (2012) Book review: coin, kirk, class and kin: emigration, social change and identity in Southern Scotland. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Cammaerts, Bart (2012) An EU without the UK would be one step closer to a genuine political union. European Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Carmassi, Jacopo, Di Noia, Carmine and Micossi, Stefano (2013) The December 2012 agreement on EU bank supervision is a good first step towards an effective banking union. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Carnaghan, Ellen (2012) The fact that Russians favour the basic tenets of democracy ensures that the emerging opposition is not without a potential base of support. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Carolan, Liz (2012) Book review: Governing Ireland: from cabinet government to delegated governance by Eoin O’Malley and Muiris MacCarthaigh. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Carrera, Leandro (2012) The eurozone crisis has accelerated the reform of public pensions in Italy, but future pensions may no longer provide an adequate income in retirement. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Carter, Elisabeth (2012) Book review: new challenger parties in Western Europe: a comparative analysis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Castiglioni, Federico (2012) While Europe’s political leaders continue their diplomatic dance, real power in the eurozone has shifted to central bankers. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Chalari, Athanasia (2012) The Greek people see their dreams being destroyed and hopes for a better future about to disappear. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Chalari, Athanasia (2012) Uncertainty and insecurity have pushed Greek society to its limits, and there is no improvement in sight. European Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Chalmers, Damian (2012) The European Court of Justice has taken on huge new powers as ‘enforcer’ of last week’s Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance. Yet its record as a judicial institution has been little scrutinized. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Chalmers, Damian (2012) The European Court of Justice is now little more than a rubber stamp for the EU. It should be replaced with better alternative arrangements for central judicial guidance. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Cherrier, Nick (2012) The European External Action Service is now an effective instrument for policy coordination over 27 countries. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Chomsky, Noam (2012) Five minutes with Noam Chomsky – “Europe is pretty much following behind US policy, no matter what that policy is”. European Politics and Policy at LSE (04 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Chomsky, Noam (2012) Five minutes with Noam Chomsky – “Europe’s policies make sense only on one assumption: that the goal is to try and undermine and unravel the welfare state”. European Politics and Policy at LSE (03 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Clements, Ben, Lynch, Philip and Whitaker, Richard (2013) The low salience of European integration for British voters means that UKIP will have to expand their platform to gain more support. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Corbett, Anne (2012) Efforts to strengthen and promote the role of universities in the UK often ignore the European dimension, to their cost. European Politics and Policy at LSE (11 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Corbett, Anne (2012) François Hollande’s strong support among the young and middle-aged as well as the working class indicates that he will be the next President of the French Republic. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Corbett, Anne (2012) Higher education ministers must be more transparent in their discussions on transnational initiatives like the Bologna Process. The wider public need to hear about its problems – and its successes. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Corbett, Richard (2012) Five minutes with Richard Corbett “The only thing that some countries seem to be interested in is how much they put into the budget and how much they get out, not what it is actually used for.”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Corry, Dan (2013) As Europe’s fiscal union marches on, it is time for the centre-left to debate what it can do to make the eurozone more progressive Blo g. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Corydon, Bjarne (2012) Five minutes with Bjarne Corydon, Minister of Finance for Denmark: “I don’t think it’s realistic that we will have a euro referendum in Denmark in the foreseeable future”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Costa-i-Font, Joan (2012) Sunday’s election confirms that a majority of Catalans support independence, but there are deep divisions over what an independent Catalonia should look like. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Cotton, Andrew (2012) The EU’s support is vital in tackling sub-Saharan Africa’s sanitary crisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Courtney, Michael (2012) A yes vote for the fiscal treaty was the cheaper and safer option for Ireland. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Cramme, Olaf (2012) The trend towards the Europeanisation of domestic politics is unstoppable (and good) but for the time being will be messy and uneven. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Cramme, Olaf (2012) The worrying rise of EU intergovernmentalism is the only viable response to the opposing desires in Europe for greater democracy and the reassertion of national sovereignty. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Crescenzi, Riccardo and Gagliardi, Luisa (2012) In Italy, social capital can bridge disconnected communities and encourage innovation. European Politics and Policy at LSE (03 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Cross, James P. (2013) Countries which intervene most often in negotiations over EU legislation tend to have the least bargaining success. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Crouch, Colin (2013) Five minutes with Colin Crouch: “A post-democratic society is one that continues to have and to use all the institutions of democracy, but in which they increasingly become a formal shell”. European Politics and Policy at LSE (09 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Crum, Ben (2012) The EU’s new economic governance lacks democratic legitimacy. The rise and fall of the EU Constitutional Treaty can teach policy-makers how to solve this problem. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Cunliffe, Philip (2012) Suffering from the eurocrisis and enlargement fatigue, the EU’s influence on Serbia and Kosovo is on the wane. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Cuperus, Rene (2012) The Netherlands remains divided on the future of European integration between those wanting a ‘German’ federal Europe, and those in favour of an enlarged, but looser union. European Politics and Policy at LSE (22 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Cuyckens, Hanne (2013) The international arena is increasingly heading towards a multipolar model in which US hegemony is challenged by the EU and China. European Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Cuñat, Vicente (2012) The reform of the Spanish labour market is politically costly, and will only bring minor economic changes. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Cylus, Jonathan, Papanicolas, Irene and Theodorou, Mamas (2013) In Cyprus, the Troika should be promoting health reforms towards universal coverage, not derailing them. European Politics and Policy at LSE (16 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

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Daddow, Oliver (2012) British politicians need to reclaim leadership over the UK’s EU membership debate. European Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Danielsson, Jon (2012) European leaders have let their own hubris dominate their response to the Greek crisis. A total bailout of Greece would only cost the European Union 2 per cent of its GDP. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Daskalopoulos, Dmitris (2012) One-dimensional austerity programs to deal with “guilty” countries are endangering the Euro and the European Union. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Daul, Joseph (2012) In the wake of the Arab Spring, the European Parliament must lead the way in promoting democracy and economic and financial integration between the EU and the Mediterranean. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Dennison, Susi (2013) The hostage crisis in Algeria lays bare the importance of European foreign policy to the UK. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Desmet, Pieterjan and de Vreese, Claes (2012) The quality of political institutions within a member state can influence the extent to which citizens perceive the EU as being democratic. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Dezso Czigler, Tamas and Takacs, Izolda (2012) Hungary is now a distorted democracy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Dezso Czigler, Tamas and Takacs, Izolda (2012) Hungary is sleepwalking into an authoritarian state: but the European Union is limited in the pressure it is able to exert. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Dezso Czigler, Tamas and Takacs, Izolda (2012) With the ruling party’s legislative tsunami, Hungary may now be sleepwalking into an authoritarian state. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Diamond, Patrick and Thillaye, Renaud (2013) Despite a historic fall in spending, last week’s budget deal will help to increase the EU’s effectiveness. European Politics and Policy at LSE (15 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Didier, Thomas, Nadeau, Richard and Lewis-Beck, Michael (2012) Sarkozy’s image as a strong leader is helping him narrow the gap with Hollande, but it will not be sufficient to balance out his poor economic record. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Dieter, Heribert (2012) Updating the Maastricht Treaty may be a better option for resolving the eurozone crisis than political union and closer integration. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Dijkstra, Hylke (2013) Five recommendations for the reform of the European Foreign Service. European Politics and Policy at LSE (26 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Dimitrakopoulos, Dionyssis and Passas, Argyris (2012) In the lead up to the elections, Greek political parties have resorted to half-truths on Europe. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Dobrescu, Madalina (2012) Book review: The challenge of political representation in the European Union. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Dobrescu, Madalina (2012) Book review: economy and society in Europe: a relationship in crisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Dodds, Anneliese (2012) Recent developments in the EU single market suggest an increasing hostility towards labour market regulation. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Donceel, Laurent (2013) An EU-US free trade agreement is far from a done deal. European Politics and Policy at LSE (28 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Doomen, Jasper (2012) Control over state properties by countries that provide financial aid would incentivize southern European economies to repay their loans. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Dorey, Pete (2013) Britain’s relationship with Europe could bring about the downfall of David Cameron. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Douglas-Scott, Sionaidh (2012) The EU’s new human rights strategy is a step in the right direction, but whether or not it will be implemented and enforced successfully remains to be seen. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Doukas, John (2012) The ECB’s policy of printing money will not lead to wealth creation: instead, it will inevitably lead to inflation far above 6% across Europe. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Doukas, John (2012) The Euro crisis threatens not only the common currency, but also the future of the European Central Bank. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Doukas, John (2013) Quantitative easing does not address the fundamental problems underpinning struggling western economies. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Doukas, John (2012) With a rising current account surplus, Germany has benefitted the most from the adoption of the Euro: its plan for EU austerity will likely make things worse. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Duff, Andrew (2012) A European federal economic government is needed to run the fiscal union in the interests of states and taxpayers. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Duff, Andrew (2013) Now is the time for a new fundamental law of the European Union. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Duff, Andrew (2013) The case for an Associate Membership of the European Union. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Duff, Andrew, Glendinning, Simon, Hancké, Bob, Chalmers, Damian, Usherwood, Simon, Brown, Stuart A., Van der Sweet, Arno and Cammaerts, Bart (2013) David Cameron’s EU speech – our experts react. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick (2012) Book review: managing modernity: beyond bureaucracy? edited by Stewart Clegg, Martin Harris and Harro Höpfl. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Dunleavy, Patrick (2012) Duverger’s Law is a dead parrot: European political scientists need to recognize that plurality or majority voting has no tendency at all to produce two party politics. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Dzankic, Jelena (2012) An EU without the UK would be one step closer to a genuine political union. European Politics and Policy at LSE (17 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Dzankic, Jelena (2012) London’s Olympics show that the links between sports, citizenship, politics, and national identity are as tangible as ever. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Dzankic, Jelena (2012) Many countries in the European Union allow individuals to purchase citizenship: such ‘investor citizenship’ is unfair and discriminatory. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Dzankic, Jelena (2012) Montenegro and its people now face a long and challenging road towards EU accession. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Dzankic, Jelena (2012) The eurozone’s struggling economies are increasingly selling citizenship to raise much needed capital. European Politics and Policy at LSE (17 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

de Grauwe, Paul (2012) As the Eurozone hangs on the precipice, the European Commission and the ECB must take swift action to remedy Europe’s deflationary spiral. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

de Grauwe, Paul (2012) The European Central Bank has delegated its lender of last resort duty to panicky bankers who are the slaves of market sentiments. Pumping in over 1,000 billion Euros this way has not stabilized Europe’s sovereign debt markets. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

de Grauwe, Paul (2012) To stabilize the Eurozone, the ECB must set aside its fears and start buying governments’ bonds. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (31 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

de Grauwe, Paul (2012) The eurozone’s double-dip recession is entirely self-made. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

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Echagüe, Ana (2012) If it is to reinforce its international influence, then the EU must redouble its commitment to multilateral trade liberalisation. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Economides, Spyros (2013) The Eurozone crisis is severely limiting the EU’s foreign policy capacity. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Economides, Spyros (2012) The recent election has left Greek politics deeply split. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Egan, Michelle (2012) Twenty years after the completion of the EU’s single market programme, member states have still not eliminated all barriers to trade. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Egeberg, Morten (2013) The European Commission is a unique ‘laboratory’ for supranational institution building. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Eiermann, Martin (2012) Instead of debating the future of Europe, liberals are content with retreating back to the nation-state. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

El-Issawi, Fatima (2012) The road to professionalism for local Arab media after the Arab Spring will undoubtedly be very long and thorny. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Etienne, Julien and Palermo, Tommaso (2012) The L’Aquila earthquake case is not “science on trial”: it is a challenge to the way public officials communicate risk. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Evans, Jocelyn and Ivaldi, Gilles (2012) Electoral forecasts predict that Marine Le Pen will capture 17 per cent of the vote in the upcoming French presidential elections, failing to outperform her father’s strongest result. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Evans, Jocelyn and Ivaldi, Gilles (2012) In the face of on-going recession and deepening unemployment in France, François Hollande’s commitment to deficit reduction may soon put him at odds with voters. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Evans, Jocelyn and Ivaldi, Gilles (2012) Marine Le Pen has achieved the best ever result for the Front National, and now stands as the ‘kingmaker’. But we should not overestimate the impact of her performance. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Everson, Michelle (2012) A European banking union will only exacerbate the Eurozone crisis by further reducing democratic accountability. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Exadaktylos, Theofanis (2012) Ouzo and out!: it remains to be seen what Greece is in for after ‘exiting’ the Euro 2012. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Exadaktylos, Theofanis and Zahariadis , Nikos (2013) The lack of public trust in political institutions is a massive obstacle to public policy change in Greece. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

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Fargues, Philippe (2013) The EU needs to do more to assist the refugees of the Syrian crisis across Europe and its neighbourhood. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Featherstone, Kevin (2012) After difficult votes in parliament, Greece’s Coalition needs strong leadership and unity to implement needed reforms. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Featherstone, Kevin (2012) The Euro was locked into its current crisis twenty years ago by the Maastricht negotiators, who ceded authority to the financial markets. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Featherstone, Kevin (2012) Europe’s future rests on a Greek election that has only one certain outcome: greater uncertainty. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Featherstone, Kevin (2012) Greece implodes as protests drown out its European vocation. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Featherstone, Kevin (2012) The Greek government’s target of zero public sector layoffs and the troika’s of 150,000 over ten years are both ultimately self-defeating. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Featherstone, Kevin (2012) The financial institutions overseeing the Greek bailouts are ignoring the domestic impacts of austerity measures. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Fielding, Steven (2013) In political fiction the EU is either non-existent or portrayed as corrupt and dystopian. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Fieschi, Catherine (2012) François Hollande’s victory is a very “normal” one for France’s left. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Fieschi, Catherine (2012) Marine Le Pen will not capture more than 15 per cent of the vote despite her efforts to transform Front National into a less radical populist party. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Ford, Robert (2012) Euroscepticism is now a powerful force for the radical right in the UK – and UKIP is well placed to harness it. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Fox, Stuart (2013) Not everyone in the UK is anti-EU: young people and the Eurosceptic vote. European Politics and Policy at LSE (14 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Fraser, Maurice (2012) The EU’s Nobel Prize means that it must do even more to overcome its current crises, and increase its role as a force for peace and prosperity. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Fraser, Maurice (2012) France’s presidential election campaign is confirming the deep-seated caution of both main candidates. But, for all the disappointed expectations of Sarkozy as a reformer, there is still a sense that he ‘gets it’. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Fraser, Maurice (2012) Nicolas Sarkozy: down but not out in the French elections. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Frieden, Jeffry (2012) If we are to prevent another lost decade, we need macroeconomic policies to restore economic activity, and public investment to power sustained and productive growth. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

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Gaffney, John (2012) Marine Le Pen’s recent detoxification of the Front National has been at the expense of the party’s intellectual traditions. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Galeotti, Mark (2012) Tighter times mean that Russia can no longer continue to ignore the corruption which is endemic to nearly every aspect of society. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Gambaro, Ludovica and Stewart, Kitty (2013) Deregulating ratios without improving qualifications first is a recipe for a more chaotic and less nurturing environment for young children. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Garavoglia, Matteo (2013) The electoral law which will be used in the 2013 Italian elections is radically different from any other electoral system in Europe. European Politics and Policy at LSE (12 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Garben, Sacha (2012) The Bologna Process on higher education is an unpopular policy decided at the international level but outside the EU framework, circumventing transparent and democratic legislative processes. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Garben, Sacha (2012) Der Bologna-Prozess zur Schaffung eines einheitlichen euopäischen Hochschulraums ist eine unpopuläre politische Maßnahme, die zwar auf internationaler Ebene, aber außerhalb des EU-Rahmenvertragwerks beschlossen wurde und so einen transparenten und demokratischen Gesetzsgebungsprozess umgeht. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Garcia, Maria (2012) Negotiating free trade agreements with Latin America and Asia is an increasingly important priority for the EU. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Garicano, Luis (2012) Spain’s economic problems are not being helped by attempts to disguise debt in official figures. European Politics and Policy at LSE (06 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Genovese, Jacopo (2013) Social media challenges mean that the next Italian government may have to fix the rules dictated by the “Par Condicio” law. European Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Gilmor, Jeff (2013) The key priority for Mali is ensuring that African forces are ready to take over when French troops leave the country. European Politics and Policy at LSE (06 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris (2012) Brussels blog round up for 16 – 22 June 2012: ACTA rejected by the European Parliament, Europe in the dock at the G20, and is there a life beyond Brussels jargon? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris (2012) Brussels blog round up for 23 – 29 June 2012: the ‘footballization’ of politics, the Commission’s web communications ‘mess’, and the start of a Eurozone banking union? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris (2012) Brussels blog round up for 30 June – 6 July: ACTA is voted down, the ghosts of the European family, and the two faces of Barroso. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris (2012) Brussels blog round up for 7 – 13 July: vaccine bonds under threat, Romania’s referendum row, and will the UK become an EU free-rider? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Brussels blog round up for 10– 16 November: More delays for Greece’s bailout, strikes across Europe, and will France be the next victim of austerity politics? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Brussels blog round up for 14 – 20 July: EU funded research to become open access, Sicily on the verge of bankruptcy, and who really runs the EU? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Brussels blog round up for 17– 23 November: Budget troubles, France is downgraded, and are European young farmers facing extinction? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Brussels blog round up for 20- 26 October – EU development aid at the crossroads, hunger strikes in Italy and Poland, and will the eurocrisis break-up member states? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Brussels blog round up for 21 – 27 July: German pensions under threat, NATO stagnates in Europe, and is Spain heading for a full bailout? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Brussels blog round up for 24 – 30 November: A bailout in everything but name for Greece, Europe splits on Palestine and no EU job for Tony Blair. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Brussels blog round up for 27 October – 2 November: defeat for UK government over EU budget, populism vs. technocracy, and would independence help or hurt Catalonia’s economy? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Brussels blog round up for 29 September – 5 October: Georgia votes, the third phase of the eurocrisis, and is Mitt Romney anti-EU? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Brussels blog round up for 3 – 9 November: UK pushes for EU budget cut, nearly 5 million unemployed in Spain, and will Obama bring EU & US closer together? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Brussels blog round up for 6 October – 12 October: Merkel in Greece, the Catalonia debate rages on, and EU wins the Nobel Peace Prize. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) 5 minutes with Luis Garicano: “we are in a downward spiral, and it cannot be solved without efforts from Spain and from Europe”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) 5 minutes with Salam Kawakibi on the Syrian crisis: “while we can see many political declarations, we cannot see any real action”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 12 – 18 May 2012: No sparks between Hollande and Merkel, MEPs on MySpace, and a ‘Euro-annulment’ for Greece? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 19 – 25 May 2012: The European Investment Bank is rediscovered, Europeans stay at home for their holidays, and are Eurobonds a winning bet? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 2 – 8 June 2012: banking union, a revival for the European left, and do we need to protect small businesses? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 26 May – 1 June 2012: uncertainty over Spain and Italy, mixing politics with history, and does the EU need a ‘reformation’? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 5 – 11 May 2012: a rotten dilemma in Greece, Hollande faces early tests, and what has the EU done for the UK? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 9 – 15 June 2012: preparing for Rio+20, liquid democracy and is Italy next in line for a bailout? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Five minutes with Azerbaijani political activist Yegana Hajiyeva: “opposing the regime in Azerbaijan is difficult and dangerous.”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Five minutes with Sweden’s Minister for Migration and Asylum Policy, Tobias Billström: “Europe’s relationship with North Africa when it comes to migration is something that we will have to continue to discuss.”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Fünf Minuten mit Hans-Christian Ströbele, Mitglied des Deutschen Bundestages: "Das Verbot des einvernehmlichen Beischlafs ist mit unter erwachsenen Verwandtener ist mit einer modernen Auffassung von Sexualität und Familie nicht vereinbar.". LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher (2012) Brussels blog round up for 21-27 April 2012: Hollande comes out in front in France, ‘ludicrous’ spending on the EEAS, and should some of the EU’s quangos get the chop? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher (2012) Brussels blog round-up for 15 – 21 December: Cyprus close to insolvency, Cameron hints at ‘Brixit’ and Depardieu departs to Belgium over tax. European Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher (2012) Brussels blog round-up for 22 – 28 December: Portugal’s growing bailout, more cuts ahead in Spain, and will Cameron ‘fudge’ an EU referendum? European Politics and Policy at LSE (28 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Brussels blog round up for 13 – 19 October – EU summit, the Banking Union and who should collect the EU’s Nobel Prize? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Brussels blog round-up for 8 – 14 December: French conservatives implode, Wilders resurgent, and should Europe accept higher inflation? European Politics and Policy at LSE (14 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Brown, Stuart A. (2012) Five minutes with Estonian Finance Minister Jürgen Ligi – “I honestly haven’t seen any austerity in Greece”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 10-16 March 2012: concern over the Ukraine, Sarkozy gets tough on Schengen, and how big is Greece’s bailout? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 14-20 April 2012: 17 million are now unemployed in Europe, France and Germany plan border controls, and can the Internet revive the Greek economy? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 17-23 March 2012: the European Parliament drags its feet on EU wide constituencies, Ashton is criticized, and the IMF demands more guarantees on Greece. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 24-30 March 2012: strikes in Spain, a new €800 billion bailout fund, and divine intervention for the Euro. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 28 April – 4 May 2012: Political winds are blowing against Germany, calls to boycott Ukraine and Euro 2012, and is Schengen under threat? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 3-9 March 2012: the European Commission discovers social networks, Greece survives in the Euro. And will Merkel get a majority? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 31 March – 6 April 2012: unemployment reaches 25 million, all quiet on the Brussels front over Easter, and will the new Citizens Initiative help solve the EU’s ‘democratic deficit’? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Brussels blog round up for 7-13 April 2012: ‘Merkelism’ may be the solution to Europe’s problems, the EU gives €10 million to Facebook, and can Denmark lead in energy efficiency? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Five minutes with Estonia’s Foreign Minister Urmas Paet: “I think Europe should start voting online”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Five minutes with Georgios Markopouliotis, Head of European Commission Representation in Cyprus – “We need to communicate more and in a smarter, simpler way“. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Five minutes with Graham Watson, member of the European Parliament for South West England: investments in infrastructure are crucial to create jobs for the young. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Five minutes with Sven Giegold, member of the European Parliament: “the European Citizens’ initiative is a step towards a more direct involvement of citizens in European decision-making.”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Gilson, Christopher and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Five minutes with Timothy Reno of the International Policy and Leadership Institute: “transformation and consolidation of changes in the Arab Spring countries takes time.”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Glendinning, Simon (2012) A European federation of states is the only form of integration which has the chance to preserve freedom and survive shifting power relations between sovereign nations. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Glendinning, Simon (2013) Rather than pursuing a dogmatic view of an ‘ideal’ European Union, we should cultivate greater debate about the nature of Europe and our place within it. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Goldin, Ian (2012) Out of the kitchen, into the economic reality: why Europe needs migration. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Goldsmith, Mike (2013) A cooperative social science is needed to respond to the politics, policies, and problems facing global cities. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Golub, Jonathan (2013) Far from dominating EU decision-making, France and Germany are among the least successful EU states at negotiating legislation and budget contributions. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Goodwin, Matthew (2012) Book review: mapping extreme right ideology: an empirical geography of the European extreme right. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Goryakin , Yevgeniy (2012) For people living in the countries of the former Soviet Union, poorer health means a lower chance of working. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Gottfried, Glenn (2012) EU membership strongly benefits the UK, but pro-Europeans should push for a credible reform agenda to regain the confidence of the British public. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Grabbe, Heather (2012) The EU must re-create trust between member states if the benefits of integration are not to ebb away – and persuade its citizens that credible state institutions can be rebuilt in Greece. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Grant, Jonathan and Schindler, Helen Rebecca (2013) The European Commission must support and stimulate the research and innovation needed to take Europe out of the crisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Grant, Wyn (2013) Real progress is now being made towards reform of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Guibernau, Montserrat (2012) Calls for independence in Catalonia are part of an evolution of Spain’s democracy that the country’s constitution may have to come to accommodate. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Guibernau, Montserrat (2012) Unless Catalan parties can work together, there is a danger that Catalonia could soon become ungovernable. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Guibernau, Montserrat (2012) The rise of secessionism in Catalonia has emerged out of the will to decide the region’s political destiny as a nation. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Görlach, Alexander (2012) If the Eurozone pursues greater integration and common financial policies, then the Euro will be the next global reserve currency. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

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Habicht, Triin (2012) The reform of the Estonian health care system in a time of crisis is a role model for Europe. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Hagemann, Sara (2012) EU budget negotiations continue against a backdrop of austerity: but they are still in need of reform to produce a more efficient financial framework. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Hale, Lyric (2012) For richer, for poorer?: the European Union that never was. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Halikiopoulou, Daphne (2012) Book review: understanding the crisis in Greece: from boom to bust, by Michael Mitsopoulos & Theodore Pelagidis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Halikiopoulou, Daphne and Vasilopoulou, Sofia (2012) Greece’s response to austerity has been to say “no to the Fourth Reich” but yes to the neo-Nazism of the Golden Dawn. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Halikiopoulou, Daphne and Vasilopoulou, Sofia (2012) Socio-economic volatility and the rise of anti-establishment politics will characterise Greece’s most important election in nearly 40 years. The likely outcome is a coalition government, but will it be able to undertake the substantive reforms Greece badly needs? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Halikiopoulou, Daphne and Vasilopoulou, Sofia (2012) The recent elections may have only postponed Greece’s default and Eurozone exit. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Halikiopoulou, Daphne and Vasilopoulou, Sofia (2013) The rise of the Golden Dawn and extremism in Greece can be seen as part of a broader phenomenon of a culture of intolerance, which is maintained and perpetuated through the Greek education system. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Hall, Peter A. (2012) This year’s American Presidential election is a contest between those who advocate the politics of “everyone for themselves” and those of intergenerational fairness: European social democrats should watch closely. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Hallerberg, Mark (2012) How Argentina’s provincial governments operated, after the country’s debt default in 1998, has many possible lessons for Greece now. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Hallerberg , Mark and Wehner , Joachim (2013) Policymakers’ economics backgrounds vary substantially across EU and OECD countries. European Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Hancké, Bob (2012) 9 out of 10 European employers are no longer investing in training. Governments need to encourage them to invest in this area before Europe faces a massive skills deficit. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Hancké, Bob (2012) As member states have to negotiate both externally with the EU and internally with their own regions, European integration is reaching a point of exhaustion. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Hancké, Bob (2013) Contrary to national stereotypes, French workers are more productive than their German counterparts and only marginally less productive than American workers. European Politics and Policy at LSE (25 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Hancké, Bob (2012) European car manufacturers’ latest crisis is only one part of the industry’s two-decades of restructuring and decline. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Hancké, Bob (2012) Hollande’s crucial first task is to realise that “it’s the French economy, stupid”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Hancké, Bob (2012) More tourism exports will not lead Greece out of its crisis. But investing in solar energy might. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Hancké, Bob (2013) Spain’s labour market reforms are unlikely to lead to economic growth or a drop in unemployment. European Politics and Policy at LSE (15 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Hancké, Bob (2013) There are doubts about Syriza’s plans for recovery in Greece, but refocusing on upmarket tourism might offer a new growth strategy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Hancké, Bob (2012) With no political union in Europe, the Euro crisis may be a ‘never ending game’ for deep-rooted economic reasons. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Hancké, Bob (2012) A depreciation of the euro is not the silver bullet to solve the eurocrisis that many are looking for. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Hangartner, Dominik and Hainmueller, Jens (2013) Immigrants in Switzerland are far more likely to have their application for citizenship rejected if the decision is made using a referendum. European Politics and Policy at LSE (05 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Hanley, Sean (2013) A last minute surge in support for Karel Schwarzenberg has set up a potentially close second-round run-off in the Czech Republic’s presidential elections. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Hanlon, Joseph and Smart, Teresa (2013) European and UK sanctions against Zimbabwean farmers do little to promote democratic change. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Hanretty, Chris (2013) In the 2013 Italian elections the centre-left coalition is almost certain to win a majority in the Chamber of Deputies, but is very unlikely to win a majority in the Senate. European Politics and Policy at LSE (14 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Harding, Gareth (2012) Public support for the EU is falling. Here are 10 tips for the pro-EU crowd to get the EU back on track. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Harland, Ken (2012) Book review: Youth policy, civil society and the modern Irish state by Fred Powell et al. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Hartleb, Florian (2012) The rise of virtual activism means that Europe’s political parties must embrace digital technologies as campaigning tools. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Hassel, Anke and Schelkle, Waltraud (2012) A return to the Deutschmark or a core monetary union would impoverish Europe’s economies. Instead, Eurobonds could offer a viable solution to preserve unity in diversity. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Hauptmann, Andreas (2012) Trade unions can bridge the gap between governments and the market to increase both the production and welfare of workers. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Havlik, Peter (2013) Regional fragmentation of the European Rim means that the EU must pursue policies to promote greater regional integration and cooperation. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Hawkins, Benjamin (2012) Media coverage of the European Union is key to understanding eurosceptic attitudes within the UK. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Hellowell, Mark (2012) Investing in project bonds to support infrastructure development may help to return the Eurozone to growth. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Hellström, Anders (2012) The Sweden Democrats racism scandal will not be a fatal blow to the party’s appeal to the Swedish electorate. European Politics and Policy at LSE (17 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Hepburn, Cameron (2012) Including aviation in the EU’s Emissions Trading System will not put airlines out of business. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Hepburn, Cameron and Bowen, Alex (2012) How to get prosperity with growth (green growth that is). European Politics and Policy at LSE (27 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Hezser, Catherine (2012) Book review: Ernest Gellner: an intellectual biography. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Hickel, Jason (2012) In the upcoming elections, Egyptians have been given a nonchoice between candidates that are both likely to uphold the neoliberal policies of the past two decades. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Hillje, Johannes (2013) In the face of populist nationalism, European institutions must do more online to increase awareness of the common dimensions of the eurocrisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Hix, Simon (2013) David Cameron’s speech was about as pro-European as can be expected of a British Conservative Prime Minister in the current context. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Hix, Simon (2012) Why the European Parliament should not be abolished. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Hobolt, Sara and Cramme, Olaf (2012) The growing importance of the EU in national politics means that political union can only succeed with the public’s support. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Hobolth, Mogens (2012) The increase in asylum seekers from the Balkans was a predictable consequence of a foreign policy driven visa liberalisation. European Politics and Policy at LSE (10 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Holt, Richard (2012) Book Review: sport Italia: the Italian love affair with sport. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Hopkin, Jonathan (2012) Catalonia’s election result reflects the fragmented and divided nature of the pro-independence majority. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Hopkin, Jonathan (2013) Far from being a disaster, the results of the Italian election could be a turning point for Italy and the Eurozone. European Politics and Policy at LSE (27 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Hopkin, Jonathan (2012) In upcoming elections across the Eurozone periphery, voters are likely to react to austerity by replacing technocracy with populism. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Hopkin, Jonathan (2012) Technocrats have taken over governments in Southern Europe. This is a challenge to democracy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Horner, Julian and Stephenson, Paul (2013) EU policy evaluation should make greater use of interpretative, qualitative research methods. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Huebner, Malte (2013) Following a successful petition in Bavaria, university tuition fees may soon become a thing of the past in Germany. European Politics and Policy at LSE (11 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Hughes, Edel (2012) Turkey may now be on the road to joining the EU, but it also should question whether membership is still is in the country’s interest. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Hughes, Jim (2013) The evidence suggests that the conflict in Chechnya was not a major factor in the motivation of the Boston bombers. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Apr 2013) Blog Entry.

Hurd, Ian (2013) Whaling in Europe is dependent on the continued willingness of governments to fund it at a loss. European Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Hussein, Shereen (2013) Ageing Turkish migrants in European cities experience worrying levels of social isolation which can limit their access to health and social care services. European Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

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Innes, Abby (2012) In Hungary Viktor Orban adds the EU to his lengthening list of ‘enemies of the state’. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Ishkanian, Armine (2012) Book review: Citizens’ initiatives in Europe: procedures and consequences of agenda-setting by citizens. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 May 2012) Blog Entry.

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Jackson, Gregory and Sorge, Arndt (2012) The institutional foundations of the German economy explain why it has handled the economic crisis more effectively than other European states. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Jackson, Jonathan (2013) Trust in European justice institutions is markedly lower in southern and eastern Europe, but legitimacy also requires that institutions meet substantive requirements to legitimise their power and structure. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Aug 2013) Blog Entry.

Jacquier, Kristel (2012) Social groups that fear market liberalisation and competition for jobs are also more likely to mistrust the EU. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Janev, Goran (2012) Further EU integration will help to stabilise the disruptive forces of nationalism now present in Macedonia. European Politics and Policy at LSE (11 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Jennings, Will (2012) The average cost overrun for producing the Olympic Games has been more than 200% since 1976. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Jupskås, Anders Ravik (2013) Mainstream parties in the Nordic countries have tried to deal with the rise of the far-right through a mix of isolation, tolerance and even collaboration. European Politics and Policy at LSE (11 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Jónsdóttir, Jóhanna (2013) It would be difficult for the UK to follow the 'Swiss' or 'Norwegian' models as an alternative to EU membership. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Jørgensen, Sten Inge (2012) Despite Norway’s stable economy, a resurgent Conservative party may mean its ruling red-green coalition is no longer assured a third term in office. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 May 2012) Blog Entry.

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Kaiser, Wolfram (2012) Book Review: The 50 days that changed Europe. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Kaitelidou, Daphne and Kouli, Eugenia (2012) The health sector in Greece has been severely affected by the economic crisis, raising concerns for the future of the Greek health system. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Kaldor, Mary (2012) With national politics so choked off by the crisis, the rise of reasonable technocrats to dominate the leadership of Europe is actually a small ray of hope. But long-term prospects for Europe really rest with the ‘subterranean politics’ of protestors and intellectuals. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Kaldor, Mary (2012) A study of the various social mobilisations and collective activities in Europe that we chose to describe as ‘subterranean politics’ reveals a general frustration with current political practices. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Kapoor, Sony (2013) The Cyprus fiasco has all the hallmarks of a classic ‘whodunnit’. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Kapoor, Sony and Lamberts, Philippe (2013) A cap on bankers’ bonuses is needed to limit excessive risk taking and the associated costs to the taxpayer. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Kapoor , Sony and Goodhart, Charles (2013) Plans for a banking union may not be enough to tackle the eurozone’s economic crisis. European Politics and Policy at LSE (04 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Kardsheva, Raya (2013) The state of EU law-making now resembles a political ‘Harlem shake’. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Kausch, Kristina (2012) If Europe is to preserve influence in the Middle East and North Africa, it must move on from technocratic policies towards more flexible cooperation. European Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Kedar, Orit (2012) Coalition negotiations are an important factor in the strategic voting calculations made by European electorates. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Keil, Soeren (2013) The granting of territorial autonomy in the Balkans means that large scale violence is now near-impossible. But small scale conflicts continue. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Kellermann, Christian (2012) The Swedish Social Democrats have an opportunity to redefine their role in Swedish politics and regain the mandate to shape Sweden’s future. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Kellner, Peter (2012) Placating ‘worried nationalists’ may be key to the pro-EU side winning a referendum on the UK’s relationship with Europe. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Kelly, Katrina (2013) An American perspective on the EU: The United States should work to ensure European stability. European Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Kemmerling, Achim (2012) The allocation of EU structural funding is not only determined by economic and social needs. It is also a political game. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Kenealy, Daniel (2012) The EU would not eject Scotland for becoming independent. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Ker-Lindsay, James (2012) After a shock victory in Serbia, Tomislav Nikolic now faces a dilemma over Kosovo and EU accession. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Ker-Lindsay, James (2013) Following a litany of failures, few will miss Cyprus’ outgoing president, Dimitris Christofias. European Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Ker-Lindsay, James (2012) Peace efforts in Cyprus must involve civil society if there is to be any chance of success where so many others have failed. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Ker-Lindsay, James (2013) The crisis in Cyprus not only threatens the Cypriot economy, but might also undermine the country’s relations with key partners and allies. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Ker-Lindsay, James (2012) An independent Scotland would face little European opposition to membership of the European Union. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Ker-Lindsay, James, Featherstone, Kevin, Brown, Chris, Thomas, Daniel, Cherrier, Nick, Pastrorella, Giulia and Besliu, Raluca (2012) EU wins Nobel Peace Prize- reactions from EUROPP experts. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Ketola, Markus (2012) EU support for NGOs in Turkey is not a short-cut to democratic change. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Kielos, Katrine (2012) To gain the support of the young, and keep the support of the old, Sweden’s social democrat leader Stefan Löfven must tread carefully between reassuring the electorate and engaging with controversial issues. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Book review: the psychology of politicians by Ashley Weinberg. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Kirchherr, Julian (2012) The European Neighbourhood Policy has failed because of its own contradictions and small budget. But the Arab spring offers a renewed opportunity for the EU to reinvigorate the programme. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Knight, Daniel Martyn (2013) European states are using the example of Greece to justify unpopular domestic reforms. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Knight, Daniel Martyn (2013) The desire to blame Greece for the eurocrisis ensures that the Greek people pay the price, while the elites responsible get away free. European Politics and Policy at LSE (09 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Knight, Daniel Martyn (2013) The desire to blame Greece for the eurocrisis ensures that the Greek people pay the price, while the elites responsible get away free. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Kobzova, Jana, Alieva, Leila and Kennedy, Dan (2012) The EU must actively engage with Azerbaijan and hold it to its commitments: otherwise it risks being a tacit supporter of an autocracy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Kocharov, Anna (2012) The Fiscal Compact Treaty disempowers national parliaments and undermines trust between the peoples of Europe. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Konstantinidis, Nikitas (2012) Greece’s elections have shown that the EU is actually a subversive force against the legitimacy of national democratic structures. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Konstantinidis, Nikitas (2012) The strain of international commitments has led to the erosion of democratic politics in Greece. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Konzelmann, Laura (2013) The ‘greying electorate’ in Germany is likely to help the CDU/CSU and the FDP in future elections. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Kostanyan, Hrant (2012) Georgian Dream’s election victory puts the country at a crossroads between Russia and the West. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Kostovicova, Denisa (2014) Bosnia’s civil disorder is a consequence of the stranglehold ‘networked’ elites continue to have over the country. EUROPP (11 Feb 2014) Blog Entry.

Kostovicova, Denisa (2012) Last week Serbia was granted candidate status for joining the EU, which may offer a way forward for Serbia’s future relationship with Kosovo. But rocky times may still lie ahead. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Kostovicova, Denisa (2014) Serbia now has a pro-European parliament, but the country’s path to EU accession looks as uncertain as ever. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Mar 2014) Blog Entry.

Kostovicova, Denisa (2012) The trial of Ratko Mladic at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia shows once again that it is possible to have justice without reconciliation. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Kreilinger, Valentin (2012) A veto of the European parliament against ACTA would be a way for MEPs to reassert themselves against member states. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Krouwel, André and Rajmil, Daniel (2013) The increasingly polarised and fragmented party system in Israel will make it difficult for a stable government to emerge from this month’s elections. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Kusari-Lila, Mimoza (2012) Five minutes with Mimoza Kusari-Lila, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Trade & Industry, Kosovo – “Kosovo will never become part of Serbia again. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Kuzio, Taras, Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Five minutes with Taras Kuzio: “Ukraine is sleepwalking into an authoritarian state. We are in a dangerous situation.”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Kyris, George (2012) Book review: An island in Europe: the EU and the transformation of Cyprus. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 May 2012) Blog Entry.

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Laag, Benjamin (2012) The EU’s raw materials initiative may be of little benefit to the EU or to the developing countries it intends to help. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Ladi, Stella (2012) Greek attempts to carry out public service reform offer an important opportunity to test theories of public policy change. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Larcinese, Valentino (2013) Beppe Grillo’s success in the Italian elections shows that austerity is now becoming politically unsustainable. European Politics and Policy at LSE (26 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Larcinese, Valentino (2012) Silvio Berlusconi’s anti-European rhetoric means that he may yet hold the balance of power after next year’s Italian elections. European Politics and Policy at LSE (19 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Larcinese, Valentino (2012) The UK should embrace the European model of public financing for political parties. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Larcinese , Valentino (2013) Whoever wins this week’s Italian elections, it is unlikely that they will put an end to the ‘telecracy’ begun by Silvio Berlusconi. European Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Layard, Richard (2012) Fiscal contractions to reduce deficits can only slow down the recovery: Richard Layard explains the manifesto for economic sense. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Le Grand, Julian (2012) Both Greece and Germany would benefit from quitting and then instantly re-joining the European Economic and Monetary Union. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Lehne, Stefan (2012) The European External Action Service still suffers from design flaws. However, the Euro crisis now offers a chance for a re-start. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Leontitsis, Vasilis (2012) Incomplete municipal government reforms and a lack of funding in Greece mean that Athens is still central to regional decision-making. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Leruth, Benjamin (2012) Despite on-going accession negotiations, EU membership for Iceland is far from a certainty. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Leruth, Benjamin (2013) Eurosceptic attitudes are widespread in the Nordic states, but there is a high level of variation between countries. European Politics and Policy at LSE (12 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Lettieri, Antonio (2012) Austerity policies and structural reforms are leading to the Americanization of the European Social Model. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Lidington, David (2012) Anglo-Dutch cooperation continues to be important, especially in unlocking the full potential of the EU’s single market. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Liebenau, Jonathan, Elaluf-Calderwood, Silvia and Kärrberg, Patrik (2013) The rise of digital services poses new challenges for Europe’s telecom operators and their regulators. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

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Maher Abadir, Karim and Talmain, Gabriel (2012) It was foreseeable that Europe’s economic recovery would be delayed, however the lesson does not seem to have been learned by European governments. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Marley, Morris (2012) Marine Le Pen’s result in last Sunday’s French elections confounded the experts but does not signal the rise of the far right in Europe. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Martin, Ralf, de Preux, Laure B. and Wagner, Ulrich J. (2012) Policy-makers are often unnecessarily timid in imposing climate change regulations. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Martin-Peña, Javier and Varela-Ray, Ana (2012) For the peace process in the Basque Country to be successful, it is vital that authorities understand the discourses which have been used to legitimise ETA’s political violence. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Massey, Andrew (2012) Book review: Kazakhstan: surprises and stereotypes after 20 years of independence. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Materka , Edyta (2012) In northern Poland, villagers are struggling against shale gas exploration that threatens to transform their lands and livelihoods. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Mattei, Paola (2012) More research is needed into why France’s education system is failing the country’s growing multicultural population. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Matthews, Kent and Matthews, Owen (2013) A cap on bankers’ bonuses will do little to reduce risk-taking in the banking industry. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Mawdsley, Jocelyn (2012) Hollande’s pledge to withdraw French troops from Afghanistan is not as significant as it may seem. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

May, Christina (2012) Welfare systems are increasingly returning to 19th century ideas in a bid to encourage individuals to participate in the labour market. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Mayer, Thomas (2012) Five minutes with Thomas Mayer: “People will resist government from Brussels because it lacks democratic legitimacy”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Mazzoni, Erminia (2012) The European Citizens’ Initiative is a significant move towards greater “participatory democracy” for Europe’s citizens, but there is still room for it to be improved. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (31 May 2012) Blog Entry.

McDonnell, Duncan (2012) None of Italy’s 50 largest cities has a female mayor. Even with its party system in turmoil, Italy remains a country for old men. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 May 2012) Blog Entry.

McDonnell, Duncan (2012) With Mario Monti’s technocratic government, it is not just the idea of party government which is being damaged in Italy, but the very idea of the political party’s role as an indispensable agent of democracy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

McDonnell, Duncan and Bobba, Giuliano (2013) Italy has passed a no-confidence verdict in the centre-left. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

McTernan, Michael (2012) In a time of scarce public money, Europe’s centre-left parties now face a growing resistance to redistributive policies. European Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Menon, Anirudh (2013) Italy and India have much to lose if they do not resolve their marines dispute. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Miebach, Michael (2012) Angela Merkel’s popularity continues to soar ahead of next year’s German elections. European Politics and Policy at LSE (24 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Miebach, Michael (2012) As Angela Merkel moves to take credit for Europe’s “growth pact”, German social democrats must remember that their job is not to support the government. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Miebach, Michael (2012) If his party unites behind him, social democrat Peer Steinbrück will push Angela Merkel right to the wire in the 2013 German federal election. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Milli, Emin (2012) The 2012 Eurovision Song Contest can be a tool for change in Azerbaijan. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Milosavljevic, Marko (2012) As the government in Slovenia fights to put through its austerity programme, there is little sympathy for the Greeks. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Mirow, Thomas (2012) By building up the private sector and free market economies, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will help to foster democracy in the Arab Spring countries. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Mirow, Thomas (2012) Twenty years after assisting former communist countries after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development faces new challenges in helping the emerging democracies of the Arab Spring. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Mladovsky, Philipa and Thomson, Sarah (2013) European health systems are changing in response to the financial crisis but face barriers to implementing necessary reforms. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Modood, Tariq (2013) The pursuit of integration requires that citizens have a sense of belonging to the whole, as well as to their own ‘little platoon’. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Mole, Richard (2012) Anti-LGBT legislation in St Petersburg is having unforeseen consequences and mobilising Russia’s ‘gay diasporas’ overseas. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Monastiriotis, Vassilis (2012) The growth agenda is slowly gaining ground in Europe, but much greater reforms are still needed if Greece is to overcome its challenges. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Moore, Alex (2012) Book review: financial turmoil in Europe and the US: essays, by George Soros. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Morris, Marley (2012) European leaders must be wary of rising Eurosceptic populism from both the right and the left. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Mosca, Ilaria (2013) Health reforms in the Netherlands have increased access to health care, but have also led to an unexpected growth in health spending. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Moumoutzis, Kyriakos (2012) There is virtually no Greek policy towards Turkey outside the framework of the EU. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Mourlon-Druol, Emmanuel (2012) The negotiations which led to the creation of the European Monetary System thirty years ago can shed light on the Eurozone’s current crisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Muniz, Manuel (2012) Spain’s economy needs bold leadership to prevent the collapse of its banks and to reform its labour market. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Muniz, Manuel and Alcázar, José Carlos (2012) The consequences of a Euro collapse for both the Eurozone’s core and periphery are so dramatic, and their ramifications so uncertain, that all efforts should be made to shore up the European Monetary Union. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Murkens, Jo Eric Khushal (2012) The UK’s European Union Act is a good example of a bad law. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Murkens, Jo Eric Khushal and Jones, Peter (2013) Alex Salmond and David Cameron’s incoherent referendum plans mean that they are unlikely to get what they want for either Scotland or the UK. European Politics and Policy at LSE (04 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Murphy, Mary (2012) Book review: Irish governance in crisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Murphy, Tony (2012) Book review: European universities and the challenge of the market: a comparative analysis, by Marino Regini. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Murray, Rainbow (2012) France’s deliberately opaque expenses system means that it is paying more than its neighbours for MPs: but this may be about to change. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Murray, Rainbow (2012) François Hollande is by no means certain to win the French Presidential election. He may yet fall foul of France’s well-known ‘Frontrunner Syndrome’, as Sarkozy’s fightback begins. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Murray, Rainbow (2012) In 2012 France has seen gains for the Front National, success for François Hollande and electoral defeat and infighting for the UMP. European Politics and Policy at LSE (31 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Murray, Rainbow (2012) In Hollande’s new government, women have half the jobs, but less real power than under Sarkozy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Murray, Rainbow (2012) While the coming French elections will see a sharp rise in the number of women députées, gender parity in the Assemblée nationale remains an elusive goal. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Mustelli, Federica and Pelkmans, Jacques (2013) Establishing a genuine single market for services could generate significant growth across the EU. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Möckli, Daniel (2012) The debt crisis has dealt a severe blow to the European project. But it may also prompt more European defense cooperation, as debt-ridden governments are getting serious about pooling and sharing their military capabilities. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

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Nanou, Kyriaki and Vernet, Susannah (2013) The Eurozone crisis has increased soft Euroscepticism in Greece, where Greeks wish to remain in the euro, but no longer trust the EU. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Navarro, Vincente (2012) Spain is experiencing a period of intense social crisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Neag, Marie-Antoaneta (2012) EU and international support for Bosnia and Herzegovina must go hand in hand with further internal reforms. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Neumayer, Eric (2013) There is a complex relationship between legalised prostitution and human trafficking. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Nečas , Petr (2012) Europe’s prosperity is not to be built via political declarations and never-ending summits: promoting free, fair and open international trade and removing the remaining barriers to an effective single market in Europe are key for future growth. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

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O'Hara, Glen (2012) Book review: the Labour Party in Britain and Norway: elections and the pursuit of power between the World Wars. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Obradovic-Wochnik, Jelena and Wochnik, Alexander (2012) Resolving relations with Kosovo is a key obstacle to Serbia joining the EU. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Oman, William (2012) If it is to survive, the eurozone can no longer hold private creditors as sacrosanct above taxpayers, and must crack down on the fiscal black hole of the EU’s tax havens. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Omelchenko, Elena and Zhelnina, Anna (2012) New laws that cast NGOs as “foreign agents” illustrate the threat to academic collaboration in Russia. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (09 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Onaran, Özlem (2012) A wage led recovery would help reverse inequalities, increase demand, and help the EU to get out of its crisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Oreskovic, Luka (2013) If Croatia is to gain the full benefits of EU funding, it must learn lessons from other new EU member states. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Oreskovic, Luka (2012) Slovenia’s membership of the euro is only partly to blame for the country’s economic problems, however it could prove a decisive obstacle to carrying out necessary reforms. European Politics and Policy at LSE (05 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Otero-Iglesias, Miguel (2013) The eurozone crisis may need to get worse before it can be solved. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Ozel, Soli (2012) Despite the eurozone crisis, and the ambivalent attitudes of the Turkish public, Turkey still stands to benefit from EU accession. by Blo. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

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Page, Tim (2012) The United Kingdom needs to develop an industrial policy as visionary and compelling as the German one. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Papadimitriou, Dimitri B. and Hannsgen, Greg (2012) Europe is now stuck in a fiscal trap, brought about by the failure of orthodox economics to provide an effective strategy for economic growth. European Politics and Policy at LSE (07 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Papadimitriou, Dimitri B. and Hannsgen, Greg (2012) Far from being a drag on growth, environmental policy can actually help drive it. European Politics and Policy at LSE (05 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Passarelli, Gianluca (2013) The 2013 Italian elections will be pivotal for the future of Lega Nord and the regions of Northern Italy. European Politics and Policy at LSE (06 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Pastorella, Guilia (2012) Despite its costs and limited effectiveness, the European Neighbourhood Policy’s symbolic commitment to engage beyond the EU may mean that it is doomed to survive. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Patz, Ronny (2012) Blogs on European affairs are written by insiders. There is a need for these EU specialists and academics to bring their debates to the digital public. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Patz, Ronny (2012) Women don’t blog about EU politics. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Pegasiou, Adonis (2013) Cyprus is the latest casualty of Germany’s ‘one size fits all’ solution to the Eurozone crisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Peichi, Andreas (2013) Slovakia has abolished its flat tax rate, but other Eastern and Central European countries are likely to continue with the policy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Perna, Pierpaolo (2012) Book review: happiness and social policy in Europe edited by Bent Greve. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Perna, Pierpaolo (2012) Book review: the future of Europe: towards a two-speed EU? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Pipyrou, Stavroula (2013) The people of Southern Italy are once again feeling dominated by the Italian, European, and Global North. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Pita Barros, Pedro (2012) The challenge to Portugal’s health service is not an ageing population, but how best to organize healthcare delivery. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Plomien, Ania (2012) While the EU remains committed to gender equality, the reality still falls far short of policy-makers’ goals. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Plomien, Ania (2012) With more than 5 million more Europeans now unemployed due to the crisis, the EU’s approaches to tackling unemployment are treating the symptoms, not the causes. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Plummer, Robert (2012) The EU and its member states should make apprenticeships central to their plans to tackle massive youth unemployment in Europe. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Pomfret, Richard (2012) The consequences of the industrial revolution mean that we are now neither willing to abandon market mechanisms nor embrace the market without some form of state intervention to promote equality. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Power, Mick (2012) As European society tackles discrimination and strengthens equality, the Church of England’s rejection of female bishops shows how religion is likely to appear increasingly out of touch. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Power, Mick (2012) Increased social and political equality in Europe has led to a decline in the popularity of religion. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Prasopoulou, Elpida (2012) As long as the state is still seen as the centre of economic activity in Greece, and public sector reforms are seen as anti-patriotic, real and lasting reforms will remain elusive. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Price, Edward (2012) It’s time to introduce another word to the lexicon of EU commentary: “Gretention”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Price, Edward (2012) Markets and investors need to understand the Greco-German poker game, with both sides playing to protect the single currency. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Price, Edward (2012) A reduction in European over-consumption will be undone by any Eurozone solution. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Priestley, Julian (2012) Labour market reform is the new euphemism for systematic job precarity. We need a new platform for European Socialists to fight the new dogma of austerity. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Priestley , Julian (2013) David Cameron’s argument will fool no-one, and will relegate the existing EU-UK relationship to the periphery. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Priestley , Julian (2012) European questions have intruded into the French election campaign, signalling that the next European Parliamentary elections may be the first truly European ones. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Proelss, Alexander (2013) The EU is at risk of violating its international obligations if efforts to reform the Common Fisheries Policy prove unsuccessful. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Prospero, Michele (2012) Italy’s political system is on the brink of dramatic pulverisation. European Politics and Policy at LSE (01 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Pryce, Vicky (2012) 5 minutes with Vicky Pryce: “Greece is very much like a Soviet-style economy”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Puetter, Uwe (2012) The European Council has become the new centre of political gravity in EU decision-making. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

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Quiroga, Alejandro (2012) The newly elected Basque government may be tempted to use the lure of secessionism as a diversion from the region’s economic problems. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (31 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

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Raines, Thomas (2012) Euroscepticism is most common in Wales, the Midlands and among the over-60s; however the wording of any potential referendum question on EU membership will be crucial for the result. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Ramdani, Nabila (2012) Fifty years on from the Paris massacre, French-Algerians are still regularly treated as second-class citizens. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Ramdani, Nabila (2012) Rachida Dati’s paternity case illustrates the extent of sexist attitudes toward female politicians in France. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Rashkova, Ekaterina (2013) In the midst of political crisis, Bulgarians are searching for accountability and justice from their government. European Politics and Policy at LSE (28 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Reding, Viviane (2012) Five minutes with Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission: “A single set of data-protection rules across Europe will give citizens additional confidence to go online, and save businesses 23 billion Euros in ten years”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Regan, Aidan (2012) Cutting taxes is a largely ineffective strategy for attracting foreign investment. European Politics and Policy at LSE (19 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Regan, Aidan (2012) Threatening to leave the eurozone may be Ireland’s only way to break the link between its sovereign and bank debt. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Regan, Alden (2012) The political and policy consequences of the Eurozone crisis raise doubts about the future of egalitarian capitalism and the development of a ‘Social Europe’. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Rickard, Stephanie (2012) British public opinion favours bailouts for countries that have strong economic ties to the UK. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Roberts, Sean (2013) Efforts to isolate the opposition in Russia have left Vladimir Putin’s regime with little margin for error. European Politics and Policy at LSE (05 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Rodrigues, Ricardo and Schmidt, Andrea E. (2013) Public reporting of quality indicators for long-term care in Europe has the potential to play a key role in driving improvements. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Roederer-Rynning, Christilla (2012) While public attention is focused on the eurozone crisis, EU Member States and the European Parliament are locked in a struggle over reforming the Common Agricultural Policy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Romano, Angela (2012) Book review: Italian military operations abroad: just don’t call it war. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Roubal, Thomas (2012) In the Czech Republic, austerity has provided a window of opportunity for healthcare reform. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Rovira Kaltwasser, Cristóbal (2012) Scholars should not just assume that populism is bad for democracy, but should instead concentrate on explaining populism’s positive and negative effects. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Rovira Kaltwasser, Cristóbal (2013) The legacy of Hugo Chávez has lessons for how the EU and its institutions can engage with populist leaders. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Ruiz Soler, Javier (2012) The Euroblogosphere has great potential to contribute to the European public sphere, but it is currently restricted by a lack of deep debate and the dominance of English. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Rösler, Philipp (2012) The reforms that have been launched in the eurozone will result in an EU of stability and growth. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (30 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Rüdig, Wolfgang (2013) Despite riding high in the polls, a coalition with the CDU/CSU may be the only route for the German Greens to enter government in the 2013 Elections. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

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Saffin, Kate (2012) Book review: media and terrorism: global perspectives, edited by Des Freedman and Daya Kishan Thussa. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Saltman, Erin Marie (2012) Unless the fractured opposition left can unite, the political hegemony of the right will continue in Hungary. European Politics and Policy at LSE (04 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Saltman, Richard, Vrangbaek, Karsten, Lehto, Juhani and Winblad, Ulrika (2013) After decades of decentralisation, the state now has a growing role in Nordic health systems. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Sandberg, Russell (2012) Book review: young British muslims: identity, culture, politics and the media. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Sandström Lange, Linnea (2012) The EU’s proposed quotas on women in boardrooms are a step in the right direction. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Schelkle, Waltraud (2012) Germany has prescribed austerity and restraint for Europe, while at the same time undertaking extensive fiscal stimulus packages at home. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Schreier, Marian (2012) For Greece, participatory budgeting may be a solution to the tension between austerity and democracy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Schuseil, Philine (2012) Support for saving the Euro within German industry is deeply split: large exporters want to see the Euro continue, small and family firms do not. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Sennett, Richard, Pissarides, Christopher, Ker-Lindsay, James, Galeotti, Mark, Power, Anne, Ashton, Matthew and Fuller, Steve (2012) Barack Obama is re-elected as US President: our experts react. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Seymour, David (2012) The UK’s review into the Balance of Competences might lead to significant change in the UK and across the EU. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (01 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Shapovalova, Natalia and Youngs, Richard (2013) The EU’s efforts to promote democracy in its post-Soviet Eastern neighbours would benefit from greater engagement with civil society. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Shidlo, Gil (2012) Book review: what money can’t buy: the moral limits of markets. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Shidlo, Gil (2012) European hedge funds lobbied the European Commission far later in the financial crisis than their US counterparts. They now face tougher regulation. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Shumylo-Tapiola, Olga (2012) In their row over gas prices, Russia has no reason to make concessions to Ukraine. There is little to suggest that an end to the conflict is in sight. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Sik, Domonkos (2013) Until relations between citizens and states improve in individual nations, it is unlikely that we will see a decline in Euroscepticism. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Sikk, Allan (2012) Book review: The European Union and the Baltic states: changing forms of governance. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Silva, Olmo (2012) Book review: the triumph of the city. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Simoni, Marco (2013) Beppe Grillo’s success is not a rejection of austerity, but a protest against the corruption and inefficiency of the Italian political system. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Skouroliakou, Melina (2012) Greek politicians have forgotten about Greek foreign policy: and this will not change in the near future. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Skoutaris, Nikos (2012) Regional participation in the EU’s decision making process has increased significantly. But we are still far from a 'Europe of the Regions'. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Smith, Karen E. (2012) The EU’s recent foreign policy record has been poor, with Europe as a whole losing ground in the global system. Why are European politicians and civil servants unwilling to do more to improve performance? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (29 Feb 2012) Blog Entry.

Stern, Nicholas (2012) By unleashing the low-carbon economy we can create jobs and reduce deficits and debts. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Stevens, Alex (2012) Portuguese drug policy shows that decriminalisation can work, but only alongside improvements in health and social policies. European Politics and Policy at LSE (10 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Ströbele, Hans-Christian, Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Five minutes with Hans-Christian Ströbele, Member of the German Federal Parliament: “The ban on consensual sexual acts between adult siblings ought to be abolished.”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 May 2012) Blog Entry.

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Taggart, Paul (2012) Populism has the potential to damage European democracy, but demonising populist parties is self-defeating. European Politics and Policy at LSE (13 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Tambini, Damian (2012) Book review: European media: structures, politics and identity. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Tamminen, Tanja (2012) The civil war in Syria shows that to prevent and manage conflicts, the EU needs a more proactive approach with greater regional focus. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Teasdale, Anthony (2013) Will ‘Eurosis’ condemn Britain to be an outsider looking in? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Tellidis, Ioannis (2012) By supporting pro-austerity parties in Greece the EU has forgotten its founding values. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Tenembaum, Yoav (2012) We need to abolish the Euro and the European Union: only a revitalization of the European Economic Community (EEC) will save the European project. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Therborn, Göran (2013) The biggest injustice in modern society is not economic inequality, but inequality of life expectancy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Thillaye, Renaud (2012) EU leaders must overcome their short-term thinking and reassert what the EU stands for. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Thillaye, Renaud (2012) EU leaders need to confront the political dilemmas of the Eurozone crisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Thomakos, Dimitrios (2012) Tax breaks and VAT-free trade areas can help to kick start the regional growth that Greece badly needs. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Thomas, Daniel C. (2012) The EU is undermining its own foreign policy by refusing to act as strongly in the diplomatic arena as its competitors. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Toeller, Annette Elisabeth (2012) Claims that 80 per cent of laws adopted in the EU Member States originate in Brussels actually tell us very little about the impact of EU policy-making. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Tonra, Ben (2012) Ireland needs the legal guarantee of access to cash and credit that the Fiscal Compact Treaty will deliver. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Trigo Pereira, Paulo (2013) The troika should recognise the efforts made by Portugal to rebalance its finances and adjust the country’s bailout conditions. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Tudor, Owen (2012) Ahead of a week of summits, campaigners will be making the case for a Europe-wide financial transactions tax. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 May 2012) Blog Entry.

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Usherwood, Simon (2013) As much as David Cameron has been pushed by his backbenchers on Europe, his instincts as a politician have prevailed. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Usherwood, Simon (2012) Like John Major before him, David Cameron has pragmatically managed his party’s dissensions over Europe without addressing their fundamental sources. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (16 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Usherwood, Simon (2013) The power of Euromyths shows that there needs to be a more substantial effort to change the debate on the EU. European Politics and Policy at LSE (19 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

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Vaganay, Arnaud (2012) Book review: Learning to compete in European universities: from social institution to knowledge business. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Van Reenen, John (2012) The lesson from this week’s election is to ignore pontificating from highly paid pundits. Put your faith in the numbers. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Van den Boom, Dirk (2012) With a falling budget, and chaotic administration, Austria’s development policy is in serious need of reform. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Vasilopoulou, Sofia and Halikiopoulou, Daphne (2012) As long as cartelisation, patronage, and corruption dominate Greek politics, economic reforms will be doomed to failure. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Vasilopoulou, Sofia and Halikiopoulou, Daphne (2012) New elections in Greece seem increasingly likely, further damaging the country’s credibility. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Venieris, Dimitris (2012) Greece’s future is now one of creeping austerity aimed at macroeconomic survival at the expense of social and individual welfare. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (17 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Verbeke, Wim (2013) Europe’s horsemeat scandal is unfortunate, but it is not a full blown crisis. European Politics and Policy at LSE (13 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Verhofstadt, Guy and Cohn-Bendit, Daniel (2012) Five minutes with Guy Verhofstadt, President of the ALDE Group and Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Co-President of the Greens/European Free Alliance – “There is no alternative to a federal Europe”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Veron, Nicholas (2013) Europe’s Cyprus blunder raises important questions about the nature of EU decision-making and crisis management. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Vibert, Frank (2013) Greater differentiation should be the EU’s new normal. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Villasante, Sebastian and Sumaila , Rashid (2013) Rebuilding EU fish stocks could generate substantial financial resources for the European economy. European Politics and Policy at LSE (07 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Vince, Natalya (2012) The 50th anniversary of Algerian independence is an opportunity to take stock of the country’s recent past and the actions of its government. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Vogel, David (2012) The past twenty years have seen global regulatory leadership shift from the United States to the European Union. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Volintiru, Clara (2012) Book review: platform or personality? The role of party leaders in elections by Amanda Bittner. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (08 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Volintiru, Clara (2012) In Romania’s elections, the Social-Liberal Union is likely to be the clear winner. But, President Băsescu may yet block Victor Ponta from returning as Prime Minister. European Politics and Policy at LSE (08 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

Volintiru, Clara (2013) It is unlikely that large numbers of Romanians will flock to the UK, but those that do migrate will benefit both countries. European Politics and Policy at LSE (07 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Volintiru, Clara (2012) Posturing by Romania’s political parties ahead of December elections shows that they are not just competing for power, but for their own survival. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Volintiru, Clara (2012) Romania’s efforts in the fight against corruption may not be effective if they increase mistrust in political figures and institutions. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (05 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Volintiru, Clara (2012) Romania’s recent protests have become a social movement calling for the dignity of the people in the face of an unaccountable government. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Voltolini, Benedetta (2012) Lobbying from non-state actors is part and parcel of the EU’s foreign policy making process. European Politics and Policy at LSE (06 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

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Wacker, Gudrun (2012) Five minutes with Gudrun Wacker: ‘The Chinese political elite perceive the EU as a successful example of regional integration that has created stability and peace in Europe’. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

Wade, Robert Hunter (2012) Massive public service reform for its dysfunctional state and a Euro exit and devaluation are the only way for Greece to break its current ‘doom loop’. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Jul 2012) Blog Entry.

Wadsworth, Jonathan (2012) In the UK and Germany, rising immigration may not put health services under undue pressure. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Nov 2012) Blog Entry.

Watson, Amy (2012) Book review: gender and the European Union, by Johanna Kantola. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Watt, Andrew (2012) The parties of the European left need to move beyond the politics of denouncement and prove to voters that they can deliver the solutions needed to address the crisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Wergin-Cheek, Niels-Erik (2012) Collective bargaining has been decentralised in the UK and Germany over the past three decades. But in Germany, unions have retained much more power. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Westerwelle, Guido (2012) Guido Westerwelle: “We should not shy away from ambitious ideas like a European Constitution”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Westerwelle, Guido (2012) Guido Westerwelle: „Die Lösung für unsere gegenwärtigen Probleme ist nicht weniger, sondern mehr Europa“. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Wicks, Liz (2013) The time is right for Ireland to reform its laws on abortion. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (07 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.

Wolff, Guntram (2012) The eurozone needs its own budget with significant capacity to absorb major shocks and tackle the crisis. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Wren-Lewis, Simon (2013) The Eurozone crisis does not necessarily prove that a monetary union also requires fiscal/political union. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 Mar 2013) Blog Entry.

Wren-Lewis, Simon (2012) A No vote in Ireland’s referendum on the Fiscal Treaty might contribute to the demise of the current mindset of austerity. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (31 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Wren-Lewis, Simon (2012) The UK is well ahead of the US and the EU in its use of fiscal rules. European Politics and Policy at LSE (15 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

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Yanukovich, Victor, Gilson, Chris and Kirchherr, Julian (2012) Five minutes with Wilfried Martens, President of the European People’s Party: “Yulia Tymoshenko is a shining example of Ukraine’s democratic spirit.”. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 May 2012) Blog Entry.

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Zachmann, Georg, Tam, Mimi and Granelli, Lucia (2012) Cross-Mediterranean economic and political relationships must be rebalanced to include all of Europe. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Zaiotti, Ruben (2012) Romania and Bulgaria have not been admitted to the Schengen Agreement because of the deep seated anxiety of the treaty’s current members about the regime’s future. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 May 2012) Blog Entry.

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Çalı, Başak (2012) Turkey’s relationship with the European Court of Human Rights shows that human rights courts play a vital role, but one that can often be vastly improved. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

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