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COMMENTS 

The Dilemmas of European Decision-making and the Illegitimacy of the Fiscal Compact

EU decision-making assumes agreement at two levels: the national and the European. The dilemma highlighted by the crisis is how to make collective EU decisions acceptable not just to the 28 governments and MEPs but also to each of the peoples they represent. This problem cannot be resolved by either taking problematic decisions out of the political domain or confining them to decision-making purely at the EU level.
Prof Richard Bellamy
February 2014 More...

Starts: Feb 26, 2014 12:00:00 AM

From Sick Man of Europe to Economic Superstar

New research suggests that economic policy played no essential role in the dramatic resurgence of Germany’s economy, with important lessons for Europe.
Prof Christian Dustmann et.al.
February 2014 More...

Starts: Feb 5, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Horizon 2020 Launches! What Can We Expect?

After many months of plans, news and social media chatter, the EU’s new “Horizon 2020” programme for investing €70 billion* in science and innovation from 2014-2020, has launched. The first calls are now online and UCL plans to be at the forefront of participation.
Dr Michael Galsworthy
January 2014
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Starts: Jan 7, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Policy Brief on the Future of Healthcare in Europe

10 May 2012

Outcome of a 2011 international conference, the brief considers four key ideas: That health is more than a medical problem; maintaining high-quality healthcare; access to healthcare and managing the costs of healthcare.


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Together with the UCL Grand Challenge of Human Wellbeing and UCL Public Policy, we have now published a policy brief to accompany the thought pieces and presentations accompanying our May 2011 international conference, "The Future of Healthcare in Europe", organised with the Finnish Institute in London.

Click on the image to download the policy brief.

Keywords:

  • European healthcare
  • Healthcare costs
  • Health inequalities

Further Resources:

For further resources, including publications and power point presentations, see our dedicated Event Review page.

Contact:

  • Sarah Chaytor, Head of Public Policy, Office of the Vice-Provost (Research)
  • Uta Staiger, Deputy Director, UCL European Institute