PRESS CONTACT

Chrysoula Mitta

Associate Director, Operations and Community Management

NRC Handelsblad, “Te Veel Banken, te Weinig Geld”

Alessandro Leipold, chief economist of the Lisbon Council, comments on the state of European banks, in a report by NRC Handelsblad, the Dutch newspaper.

Download

BloombergBusinessWeek, “New IMF Term for Lagarde No Longer Fait Accompli”

Alessandro Leipold, chief economist of the Lisbon Council and former acting head of the European department at the IMF, is quoted at Bloomberg Business Week. “Are the Europeans likely to try to dissuade her and seek another candidate?. I doubt it very much: It would almost certainly mean losing Europe’s hold on the post, ” says Mr Leipold.

Download

Kathimerini, “Progress of Previous Years Reversed in Just a Few Months”

Kathimerini, a leading Greek newspaper, writes:”Political developments between the end of 2014 and July 2015 brought reforms in Greece to a violent halt while the benefits to the economy after several years of fiscal adjustment all but vanished, according to The 2015 Euro Plus Monitor, a report drafted by the Berenberg investment bank, based in Hamburg, and Brussels-based think tank The Lisbon Council”.

Download

Slovenian Press Agency, “Slovenia 11th Healthiest Economy in Europe”

The Slovenian Press Agency reports on the findings of The 2015 Euro Plus Monitor: More Progress, New Risks, published by the Lisbon Council and Berenberg each year. It writes: “Slovenia ranked 11th healthiest economy in the eurozone plus Poland, Sweden and the UK, according to Euro Plus Monitor, a competitiveness ranking published each year by the Brussels-base Lisbon Council think thank and German Berenberg bank. Last year it was ninth.”

Download

Coe-Rexecode,”Réformes en zone euro: le défi reste considérable pour la France selon Berenberg/LisbonCouncil”

Coe-Rexecode, the economic studies institute in Paris, reports on The 2015 Euro Plus Monitor: More Progress, New Risks, the fifth edition of the authoritative annual survey published by the Lisbon Council and Berenberg and analyses the results for France.

Download

SiliconRepublic, “Tech Business Week: Dublin Ranked and Open Data Board Appointed”

Silicon Republic reports on the findings of The 2015 European Digital City Index, a state-of-the-art index which measures how well leading cities across Europe support digital entrepreneurs. The Index was produced by Nesta, the United Kingdom’s innovation foundation, as part of the European Digital Forum, an inter-disciplinary research hub co-managed by Nesta and the Lisbon Council, a Brussels-based think tank.

Download

TechEU,”London Tops the List of Most Digital Entrepreneur-Friendly Cities in Europe”

Tech EU reports on the findings of The 2015 European Digital City Index, a state-of-the-art index which measures how well leading cities across Europe support digital entrepreneurs. The Index was produced by Nesta, the United Kingdom’s innovation foundation, as part of the European Digital Forum, an inter-disciplinary research hub co-managed by Nesta and the Lisbon Council, a Brussels-based think tank.