European Economics

European Economics Focus

16 December, 2016

Will political risks halt the euro-zone recovery?

Rising euroscepticism and a packed election timetable next year mean that there is a significant risk that the euro-zone breaks up. Even in our central scenario in which the currency union holds together, growth will be held back by political uncertainty, rising credit risk and blocked reforms. As things stand, the euro-zone economy is doing fairly well, at least by its own standards. And the surprise votes for Brexit in the UK and Trump in the US have seemingly had little effect so far. Howeve

Access this publication and more, take our free trial subscription today.

Free Trial

Already a subscriber? Simply log in to view this article.

Save to Library

New Book

Making a Success of Brexit
and Reforming the EU

by Roger Bootle

"Outstanding - engaging - absorbing"
Daily Telegraph

Buy now on Amazon
We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Read our Cookie Policy for more information.