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Alice Iordache

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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.

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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.

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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.

EurActiv,”Europe’s Data Authorities Step into Post-Safe Harbour Spotlight”

EurActiv reports on the High-Level Roundtable on Data-Driven Innovation: Productivity, Growth, Jobs and Wellbeing, that was organised by the Lisbon Council and served as the launch pad of the OECD’s new book on Data-Driven Innovation: Big Data for Growth and Wellbeing. The article quotes Anne Carblanc, head of digital economy policy, science, technology and innovation at the OECD and a former director of CNIL, who commented on the ECJ ruling on Safe Harbour at the High-Level Roundtable.

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TreasuryToday, “Europe Heads Back to the Future”

Sergey Filippov, associate director of the Lisbon Council was quoted in an op-ed by Treasury Today, entitled “Europe Heads Back to the Future”. “What we beliεve and what we say in our paper, is that it is not really possible to regulate separately for a CMU and to facilitate digital innovations in the European market”, said Mr Filippov. The article also quotes from Financial Services in the Digital Age: Leveraging Technology and Regulation to Achieve a Stronger Capital Markets Union, a policy brief published by the European Digital Forum.

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The Telegraph,”How the Greek Crisis Changed Europe Forever”

Alessandro Leipold, chief economist of the Lisbon Council and former acting head of the Europe department at the International Monetary Fund, was quoted in The Telegraph. “This is a defining moment for the IMF,” says Alessandro Leipold “Greece is its biggest loan programme in history, the first developed economy to have ever fallen into arrears, and there is severe criticism about the quality of the programme and the IMF blindly following the Europeans.”

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Bloomberg Business,”Greece Is to Europe as Puerto Rico Is to America”

Alessandro Leipold, chief economist of the Lisbon Council, was quoted in Bloomberg Business, regarding the future of Greece in the Eurozone. “It’s not as if you get rid of Greece and then you have a really hard-core group of countries that are clearly an optimal currency area,” said Mr Leipold.

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