Podcasts

CER podcast: UK election primer

07 June 2017
On the day before the UK general election, Charles Grant and Simon Tilford discuss current polls, the effect of recent attacks on voting, which issues were not sufficiently discussed in the campaigns and what would be the best possible election result for Europe.
CER podcast: Why no deal is not better than a bad deal

CER podcast: Why no deal is not better than a bad deal

05 June 2017
Simon Tilford and John Springford lay out in detail how leaving the EU without a deal would damage the British economy.

CER podcast: Strategic co-operation and competition in the Arctic

Sophia Besch, Elisabeth Braw, Ethan Corbin
01 June 2017
Recording at the CER's Arctic Bridge Summit in Finland, Sophia Besch talks to Elisabeth Braw and Ethan Corbin about security challenges in the Arctic and how Russia and Europe could co-operate in the region.

CER podcast: Why the UK voted to leave, and lessons for the EU 27

John Springford, Matthew Goodwin, Paul Whiteley and Florence Faucher
23 May 2017
CER podcast on the reasons the UK voted to leave, how these political trends played out in the French elections, and lessons for the EU 27.

CER podcast: The EU, Russia and China: Difficult neighbours?

17 May 2017
In the week of the One Belt One Road Summit, Ian Bond talks about the complex relationships and rivalries between Russia, China and the EU, and how the EU should move forward to defuse tensions.
CER podcast: What does Macron's victory mean for France, the UK, the EU and the world?

CER podcast: What does Macron's victory mean for France, the UK, the EU and the world?

08 May 2017
Ian Bond talks to Sophia Besch about the next steps for the newly elected French president.

CER podcast: What UK-EU trade deal after Brexit?

25 April 2017
John Springford talks to Sophia Besch about about the best possible trade deal between the UK and the EU after Brexit. Based on new empirical research into the costs of trade barriers he argues for a ‘Swiss style’ Brexit.

CER podcast: Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska on the triggering of Article 50

30 March 2017
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska talks to Sophia Besch about the triggering of Article 50, the tone and substance of the letter, how it was received in Brussels, and how we can expect negotiations to unfold. 

CER podcast: CER researchers discuss the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

24 March 2017
CER researchers discuss the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome. The EU has a great past, but what will its leaders do about its many challenges in the future?

CER podcast: Charles Grant on Theresa May's emerging Brexit deal

07 March 2017
Discussion on the process of deciding the British position in Brexit negotiations, the value of the UK’s ‘trump cards’ and why European officials are pessimistic about finding a good agreement.

CER podcast: Daniel Keohane on the future of European Defence after Brexit and Trump

Sophia Besch, Daniel Keohane
28 February 2017
Discussion on how Brexit will affect EU defence co-operation and how the UK can use its special relationship with the US to get a better deal from Europeans.
CER podcast: What free movement means to Europe and why it matters to Britain

CER podcast: What free movement means to Europe and why it matters to Britain

16 February 2017
Discussion on the politics and economics that underlie differing views of free movement in the UK and Europe.

CER podcast: Kori Schake on Donald Trump and what he means for Europe

Sophia Besch, Kori Schake
09 February 2017
Kori Schake discusses how European leaders should approach the Donald Trump presidency, the real checks and balances of the American political system and why she is optimistic about the NATO Summit.

CER podcast: Rob Wainwright and Camino Mortera-Martinez on Europol and UK-EU security co-operation

Camino Mortera-Martinez, Rob Wainwright
27 January 2017
Camino Mortera-Martinez talks to Rob Wainwright about the work of Europol on counter-terrorism and migration, the future of his agency and the effects of Brexit on UK-EU security co-operation.
CER podcast: 5 questions on Trade, Trump and TTIP

CER podcast: 5 questions on Trade, Trump and TTIP

Sophia Besch, Rem Korteweg
16 January 2017
Rem Korteweg explains what trade policy under Trump will look like, if and how European governments can save TTIP, and what to make of a US-UK trade deal.

CER podcast: CER researchers review the year 2016

21 December 2016
Charles Grant, Simon Tilford and Ian Bond review the political themes and events that shaped 2016.

CER podcast series: The economics of populism, episode five

Sophia Besch, Martin Sandbu, Christian Dustmann
15 December 2016
In this episode, Martin Sandbu and Christian Dustmann discuss 'How should governments respond to migration fears?'

CER podcast series: The economics of populism, episode four

Christian Odendahl, Marcel Fratzscher, Ryan Avent
07 December 2016
In this episode, Marcel Fratzscher and Ryan Avent discuss ‘Is inequality behind the rise in populism?’

CER podcast series: The economics of populism, episode three

John Springford, Martin Hellwig, Agnès Bénassy-Quéré
30 November 2016
In this episode, Martin Hellwig and Agnès Bénassy-Quéré discuss ‘Has trade liberalisation and financial globalisation gone too far?’
CER podcast series: The economics of populism, episode two

CER podcast series: The economics of populism, episode two

Sophia Besch, David Willetts, Nicholas Crafts
25 November 2016
In this episode, David Willetts and Nicholas Crafts discuss 'Was Brexit a rebellion against globalisation?'

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