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One size does not fit all- European integration by differentiation

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  • Maria Demertzis
  • Jean Pisani-Ferry
  • André Sapir
  • Thomas Wieser
  • Guntram B. Wolff

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THE ISSUE Reforming the governance of the European Union has become urgent for three reasons- to better deal with politically-sensitive topics, to manage greater external challenges and because future EU enlargement will increase the diversity of the bloc’s membership. The answer to disagreement typically has been qualified majority voting, but on sensitive topics, the EU has increasingly moved to unanimity and heavy European Council involvement, which has often not delivered...

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  • Maria Demertzis & Jean Pisani-Ferry & André Sapir & Thomas Wieser & Guntram B. Wolff, 2018. "One size does not fit all- European integration by differentiation," Policy Briefs 27473, Bruegel.
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