Many signs indicate that the economic recovery in the euro area is robust. Political uncertainty in the euro area, however, prevails: from the elections in France to the new negotiations in Greece and about Brexit. But also the legacy of the crisis could jeopardize the economic upswing in the euro-area countries, as a glance at the latest figures shows.
Dr. Anna auf dem Brinke works for the German Ministry of economy, she formally worked for the Jacques Delors Centre.
Philipp Ständer is Advisor at the Federals Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, he formally worked for the Jacques Delors Centre.