CER Ditchley podcast series: Five challenges for Europe

Sam Lowe, Cinzia Alcidi, Hervé Boulhol, Alicia García Herrero, Åsa Löfgren, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Martin Sandbu, Jens Suedekum, Gemma Tetlow, Richard Tol, Ángel Ubide
20 November 2019
In November, the CER took 49 of Europe's top economists and political commentators to Ditchley Park for a conference on ‘Five challenges for Europe’.

CER podcast: The cost of Brexit to June 2019

John Springford, Beth Oppenheim
06 November 2019
The UK economy is 2.9 per cent smaller as a result of the vote to leave the EU. John Springford talks to Beth Oppenheim about his final analysis in this series.

CER podcast: What next for Brexit?

Charles Grant, Beth Oppenheim
23 October 2019
Charles Grant and Beth Oppenheim discuss what will happen next with the Brexit process, as well as what the future UK-EU relationship could look like.

CER podcast: Von der Leyen's carbon border tax

Sam Lowe, Beth Oppenheim
09 October 2019
Sam Lowe talks to Beth Oppenheim about the incoming Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's proposal for a carbon border tax. How could it work and what are the risks?

CER podcast: Meet the new European Commission

Sophia Besch, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
24 September 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska talks to Sophia Besch about the new European Commission. Who are Ursula von der Leyen's new commissioners – and what happens next?

CER podcast: Negotiations after no-deal Brexit

Beth Oppenheim, John Springford
11 September 2019
John Springford deciphers what has been happening in Westminster over the past week, and talks to Beth Oppenheim about what this means for the chances of a no-deal Brexit.

CER podcast: The EU's Security Union

Camino Mortera-Martinez, Beth Oppenheim
31 July 2019
Beth Oppenheim asks Camino Mortera-Martinez to review the record of the EU's Security Union.

CER podcast: Does the EU need a common arms export policy?

Sophia Besch, Beth Oppenheim
17 July 2019
Sophia Besch and Beth Oppenheim discuss the state of the EU's arms export regime, and whether the Union needs a genuinely common and enforceable policy.

CER podcast: EU top jobs

Sophia Besch, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
05 July 2019
Sophia Besch talks to Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska about the EU’s top jobs reshuffle. They discuss the candidates, Europe's winners and losers, and what happens next.

CER podcast: The Big European Sort? The diverging fortunes of Europe's regions

Christian Odendahl, John Springford, Beth Oppenheim
19 June 2019
Beth Oppenheim talks to John Springford and Christian Odendahl about regional divergence across the EU.

CER podcast: What is a customs union?

Sophia Besch, Sam Lowe
05 June 2019
Sophia Besch asks Sam Lowe to explain what a customs union is. Sam argues that a customs union is still compatible with an effective UK trade policy.

CER podcast: European Parliament elections special

Ian Bond, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Charles Grant, Camino Mortera-Martinez, Beth Oppenheim, Luigi Scazzieri, Leonard Schuette
20 May 2019
Beth Oppenheim talks to the CER's experts about the upcoming European Parliament elections.

CER podcast: A guide to the Spanish election

08 May 2019
Sophia Besch asks Camino Mortera-Martinez to talk through the Spanish election results.

CER podcast: Europe and Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi

Sophia Besch, Beth Oppenheim
24 April 2019
Sophia Besch asks Beth Oppenheim whether the European-Saudi relationship has changed after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi last October.

CER podcast: The cost of Brexit to December 2018

John Springford, Beth Oppenheim
10 April 2019
The UK economy is 2.5 per cent smaller as a result of the vote to leave the EU. John Springford talks to Beth Oppenheim about his latest analysis and draws some political lessons from the findings.

CER podcast: Europe after Brexit

Sophia Besch, Ian Bond
27 March 2019
Sophia Besch asks Ian Bond to reflect on the CER's 2016 predictions about the effect of Brexit on future EU policy. How do they stand up now, on the eve of the UK’s departure?

CER podcast: Why Europe needs legal migration

Camino Mortera-Martinez, Beth Oppenheim
13 March 2019
Beth Oppenheim and Camino Mortera-Martinez make the case for opening legal migration routes into the EU.

CER podcast: What next for Brexit?

Charles Grant, Beth Oppenheim
04 March 2019
Beth Oppenheim asks Charles Grant to weigh up the possible Brexit scenarios: will Theresa May's deal make it through parliament, or will the UK end up with no deal, a general election, or a referendum?

CER podcast: Brexit and services

Sophia Besch, Sam Lowe
27 February 2019
Sophia Besch asks Sam Lowe how Brexit will affect trade in services between the UK and the EU, and why services have been sidelined in the debate.