Coordinator: Zsolt Darvas
Contributors: Zsolt Darvas, Benedicta Marzinotto, Jean Pisani-Ferry, André Sapir, Nicolas Véron, Reinhilde Veugelers, Guntram Wolff, Jacques Delpla, Shahin Vallée, Jakob von Weizsäcker
External contributors: Dag Detter, Mark Hallerberg (Hertie School Berlin)
The European crisis remains on top of the research agenda at Bruegel. The central priorities concern the best way to address remaining market tensions, the broader macroeconomic policy response in the EU, central banking, policies to foster macroeconomic adjustment, and the question of how to reform European governance to ensure effectiveness and legitimacy.
4th October 2011In this working paper, with a unique data set summarising the quality of rules-based fiscal governance in European Union member states, the authors show that stronger fiscal rules in euro-area members reduce sovereign risk premia, in particular in times of market stress.
23rd September 2011
This Policy Contribution reproduces the written statement prepared by the author for the hearing "The European debt and financial crisis: origins, options and implications for…
22nd September 2011In this working paper the authors assess how a strong role for the European Parliament within the framework of the European Semester can increase the effectiveness of EU economic governance.
13th September 2011
This report lays out a framework for rethinking central banking in light of lessons learned in the lead-up to and aftermath of the global financial…
12th September 2011
Jean-Claude Trichet deserves praise for fighting inflation and his handling of the financial crisis of 2007-2009. But his legacy is unfinished and we still have…
How effective and legitimate is the European Semester? Increasing the role of the European Parliament
8th September 2011
The European Semester is a new institutional process that provides Member States with ex-ante guidance on fiscal and structural objectives. The Semester’s goals are ambitious…
16th August 2011
Bruegel's deputy director Guntram Wolff co-authored with Ulf von Kalckreuth a paper published on the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. Go to the publication…
4th August 2011
A book chapter by Benedicta Marzinotto has been published on Europe Today. Click here to view a description of the book. The author's research describes…
21st July 2011
This Bruegel blueprint analyses, within the framework of the EFIGE (European Firms in a Global Economy) project, the export and foreign investment performance of European…
20th July 2011
At the extraordinary EU Council of 21 July European leaders have to accomplish a triple-mission. First, they should pave the way to restoring solvency in…