Non-resident scholar, Jim O’Neill, accepted a peerage and a ministerial appointment as Commercial Secretary at the UK Treasury on 14 May 2015. Following his appointment, he will join Bruegel’s fellows-at-large, scholars who maintain an affiliation with Bruegel but do not take a research role as active policymakers.
Posted within Bruegel News 18th May 2015
6th May 2015
Bruegel scholar Nicolas Véron argues in this thought-provoking essay that banking union ultimately enabled the European Central Bank’s announcement that it would buy large quantities of government bonds if needed and on the condition of a financial support programme.
28th April 2015
In the midst of the heated monetary policy debate, the People’s Bank of China (PBC) since mid-2014 has no doubt started loosening its monetary policy, initially tentatively and later more forcefully. Is such a policy shift warranted and desirable?
24th April 2015
This Policy Contribution presents facts about EU capital markets, issues that should be taken into account in the development of CMU policy, corresponding policy options over the medium to long term and suggestions for policy implementation and sequencing.
1st April 2015
This Policy Contribution evaluates social indicators that can have a bearing on poverty, looks at the fiscal consolidation strategies of EU member states and assesses the possible links between fiscal consolidation and social developments.
26th March 2015
This Policy Contribution draws lessons for the euro-area based on the theoretical literature and developments in the United States, United Kingdom and Japan, where very expansionary monetary policies were adopted during the past six years.