Zach Meyers

Zach Meyers

Senior research fellow
Areas of expertise 

Competition policy, economic regulation, industrial strategy, technology and innovation, the single market.


The CMA's hardball approach to the Microsoft deal paid off - but EU gamers will be left out

City AM
24 August 2023
A deal with the UK competition watchdog could mean British gamers have more choice than their European counterparts.

La reforma de los mercados mayoristas de la energía en Europa: ¿necesita más impulso?

ES Global
16 June 2023
Las propuestas de la Comisión Europea para reformar el mercado mayorista de la electricidad son modestas pero pragmáticas.

Letter: UK watchdog's tough stance on Big Tech should reassure MPs

Financial Times
12 June 2023
David Parker (Opinion, May 30) argues that if the UK Competition and Markets Authority stops big tech firms buying start-ups, entrepreneurs will avoid the UK.

The UK’s Microsoft/Activision decision shows the EU how to regulate big tech

02 June 2023
When Microsoft announced its plan to acquire games giant Activision for $69 billion, few commentators thought the deal would get an easy ride from competition authorities.

The EU cannot leave it to the US and China to slug it out

The Parliament Magazine
01 June 2023
Europe is playing a dangerous game allowing China and the US to escalate their conflict, leading to serious ramifications for the EU's economy.

Like it or not, the EU needs American cloud services

23 March 2023
As industrial competition with the US and China heats up, European businesses need to be more innovative to keep pace.

La compétitivité ne s’obtient pas en déversant des montagnes de cash

16 February 2023
Lors du dernier Conseil européen, les 27 ont peiné à s’entendre sur le plan industriel proposé par Bruxelles. 

BBC World Business Report: New EU sanctions for Russia?

15 February 2023
Zach Meyers, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform BBC World Business report about the effectiveness of sanctions against Russia (from 2.00 mins).

Ask CER - Episode 8: Inflation Reduction Act, Qatargate and Iran

09 February 2023
You asked, we answered: the eighth episode of our 'Ask CER' podcast series.

CGTN Europe: The impacts of US Inflation Reduction Act on Europe

06 February 2023
Zach Meyers, senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform joins CGTN Europe to discuss EU-US trade talks.