In our most recent two articles, we examined the state of the European Union and of its major project, the Eurozone. In this concluding article in our trilogy, we consider what the EU as a whole can learn from the success of the ECB.
When 2015 ends, few in Brussels will look back on the year with any great pleasure. A succession of challenges both internal and external, and the resulting fraught negotiations between member states, have left the Union damaged and at odds with itself. But 2016, with the UK referendum on its membership looming, does not promise to be any easier.