Articles on Sebastian Dullien

Why we favour ditching investment protection in TTIP (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 11 February 2015

ISDS measures could sink TTIP and their benefits are insufficient to warrant the risk – so free-traders should advocate dropping them from negotiations.

How Berlin contributed to Tsipras’s victory (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 28 January 2015

Germany should have offered debt relief to Greece when it had the chance, and the consequences of its mistake could be serious for Europe.

Will Scotland join the euro? (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 11 September 2014

Scotland’s new currency regime options all present difficulties, but euro membership might be the most attractive choice.

Angela Merkel was right in the end, wasn't she? (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 16 May 2014

Germans are heralding the success of Merkel's policies to combat the euro crisis, but the data tell another story

What does the German coalition agreement mean for the eurozone? (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 29 November 2013

From a European perspective, the German coalition agreement is better that the status quo – but it does not contribute to the economic recovery of the eurozone, and it is disappointing when it comes to banking union.

The German miracle is running out of road (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 05 September 2013

Ahead of federal elections, Germany is showing signs of complacency about its economic success, with none of the big candidates addressing the factors that might lead to German manufacturing losing its edge

Why Britain should not view Germany as a role model for economic success (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 13 August 2013

Germany's recent economic success has been much admired across Europe. But an examination of what Germany's model really entails suggest it is not necessarily something Britain should copy as it searches for success of its own. 


The euro crisis is threatening the EU Single Market (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 08 October 2012

No matter how the euro crisis is handled from here on, the Single Market will never again be what it was in the carefree years of the early 2000s. The Single Market will either shrink in terms of its geographical scope, will be reduced in its depth or even break up entirely.


Markets wrong about ECB (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 10 August 2012

The markets have made a habit of being wrong when analysing decisions made by policy makers trying to fix the euro crisis. Now they've made it clear they are disappointed by the words of Mario Draghi, and they're wrong again.


There is a euro crisis solution – use the European Stability Mechanism (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 01 August 2012

Granting a banking licence to the European Stability Mechanism, rather than using the European Central Bank, would be a more democratic fix.