Looking to the year ahead, are the EU economy’s green shoots outnumbering the dark spots? What dangers are there inside and outside the EU?
Could struggling EU countries lapse back into crisis as they try to comply with EU-mandated reforms of their economies and budgets? And will those governments, weakened by high unemployment and popular dissent, stick to the plan?
Is France’s recent credit downgrade another warning of things to come? Will Germany continue propping up its eurozone partners? These are the vexed issues discussed by our panel of analysts in this edition of The Network, with Chris Burns.