Explainers

In-depth explanations of key Brexit issues

Professor Iain Begg
Macroeconomic surveillance and coordination

What is it and why are constraints on national economic policy-making needed? When countries become closely integrated…

Dr Katie Boyle
What are the consequences for human rights if we change our relationship with the EU?

Europe consists of two separate legal systems, each of which has a separate human rights framework: the…

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A guide to the EU budget

In a new report and accompanying interactive online tool out today IFS researchers provide an explanation of how the…

Professor Damian Chalmers
Losing citizenship and democratic authority in Europe

The EU will continue to be perceived as authoritarian until it reforms its relationship with national citizenship…

Professor Simon Hix
The European Parliament 

The European Parliament is the only ‘directly elected’ EU institution – Table 1 shows the number of…

Professor Hussein Kassim
The European Council – the who, what, where, how and why

What is the European Council? The European Council is the EU’s supreme political authority and its key…

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Introducing Cameron’s EU red card will have limited impact

The UK government’s proposal for a "red card procedure" for national parliaments to stop EU policy proposals…

10 February 2016
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Do UK MEPs win key positions of power in the European Parliament?

As part of a series on whether the UK is marginalised in the EU, two recent blogs showed…

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