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  • About the Author: Ilaria Maselli

    Ilaria Maselli is a senior economist for Europe at The Conference Board. Maselli has also been affiliated with the Brussels-based think tank the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) since 2007; h…

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18 Sep. 2018 | Comments (0)
The Risk of a UK Recession is Growing
Continued uncertainty over the outcome of Brexit negotiations is not helping. Unemployment in the UK now stands at its lowest level in four decades. …

13 Jul. 2018 | Comments (0)
Recession Signals from the UK Leading Economic Index
Is a recession on the horizon in the UK? The short answer to this question is: yes. The probability of a recession in the near term has risen substant…

09 Apr. 2018 | Comments (0)
Tariffs or no tariffs, the pickup in global trade won’t last
Slow trade growth will be the dominant feature of the world economy in the coming decade, not because of the latest tariff dispute between the US and …

29 Mar. 2017 | Comments (0)
Three Trump Actions That Could Rattle Europe's Economy
While no longer fashionable in the popular discourse, trade has been a key engine of prosperity. Relations across the Atlantic have been solid and dee…

14 Dec. 2016 | Comments (0)
Italy says no, Renzi resigns, what to know about the Italian referendum
This blog was written by Ilaria Maselli, Brian Schaitkin, and Klaas de Vries. Asked whether they agree or not with a set of changes to the Constitu…

17 Jun. 2016 | Comments (0)
Young Brit studying in Belgium? Old Brit retired to France? EU citizen working in the UK? Brexit will harm you.
With only one week to go, the June 23 vote on the UK’s membership of the European Union is important not only for UK citizens and the British economy,…