Based on a survey of European universities, this policy brief states that despite the good performance of some countries, Europe as a whole trails the…
Competition, Innovation and Sustainable Growth
Coordinator: Reinhilde Veugelers
Contributors: Zsolt Darvas, Mario Mariniello, Benedicta Marzinotto, André Sapir, Nicolas Véron, Reinhilde Veugelers, Georg Zachmann, Philippe Aghion, Carlo Altomonte, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Lars-Hendrik Röller
External contributors: Mark Huberty (Berkeley), Knud Munk (University of Leuven), EFIGE project team
A growing share of Bruegel’s research has been devoted to the study of the structural underpinnings of economic performance, competitiveness and growth. Topics covered include: the role of information technology for growth, competition policy and state aid, entrepreneurship, globalisation and future of manufacturing, firm internationalisation and competitiveness, energy and climate policies and their implications for economic performance.
31st August 2007
29th August 2007
Juan Delgado discusses the economic impact of climate change policies. The EU has committed to an ambitious climate change agenda. The challenge facing Europe now…
31st March 2007
Balázs Égert, a former Visiting Fellow of Bruegel, provides a comprehensive review of the factors that can cause price levels to diverge and which are…
22nd March 2007
Can Europes nations go alone in their quest for a secure, competitive and environmentally-sustainable energy future? Or will this lead to a dispersion of effort,…
3rd February 2007
In this paper for Contratto e impresa, Juan Delgado, describes the underlying economic logic of the Services Directive and its potential economic impact. Europe‘s services…
9th October 2006Philippe Aghion emphasises that for Europe to stimulate innovation and growth, it is not enough to increase spending on research and development and the protection of intellectual property.
30th September 2006
Juan Delgado explores the degree of ’home bias" in the goods and services markets, and in equity investment, in Europe. He measures home bias against…
31st May 2006Nicolas Véron presents and analyses new data about the internationalisation of Europe's largest companies and their US counterparts, and discusses some policy implications.