Explainers

In-depth explanations of key Brexit issues

Professor Damian Chalmers
The Court of Justice

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is the European Union’s court.  It is a…

Dr Paul Stephenson
The EU’s anti-fraud apparatus

The EU’s annual budget is roughly €140 billion (£110 billion), representing just over 1% of the total…

Professor Hussein Kassim
The European Commission

What is the European Commission, and why was it created? When people talk about ‘Brussels’ or ‘Eurocrats’,…

Dr N. Piers Ludlow
The history of the EU: the European name game

One of the confusing aspects of the European integration process has been the constantly evolving names of…

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 Simon Hix
The European Parliament 

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

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