Alan Ahearne and Jürgen von Hagen explore the options European policy makers have in the context of global current account imbalances. Some Europeans are concerned…
Global economics and governance
Coordinator: André Sapir
Contributors: Zsolt Darvas, Jean Pisani-Ferry, André Sapir, Nicolas Véron, Reinhilde Veugelers, Guntram Wolff, Ignazio Angeloni, Henrik Horn, Shahin Vallée, Jürgen von Hagen
External contributors: Thilo Hanemann, Team from CEPII (Paris) led by Agnès Bénassy-Quéré
In this research area, Bruegel is analysing developments in the world economy, with special attention to the interactions between, on the one side, European (or European-based) actors and, on the other side, global actors and actors located in the EU’s neighbourhood. The three main lines of research are Asia (see Bruegel's on Asia), global governance and the relations between the EU and major regional players.
31st August 2006
30th June 2006Jakob von Weizsäcker makes the case for a European Blue Card that would open up the EU to skilled immigrants through a points system. This paper was written for the Centre d'analyse stratégique in France. Published in Horizons stratégiques 1/July 2006
29th June 2006
In this lecture, given at Bruegel‘s Annual Meeting in June, 2006, Jeffry Frieden focuses on why the first era of globalisation could not be restored,…
30th April 2006
Jakob von Weizsäcker and Robert Fenge argue that there are two main effects of today's low fertility rates. It is well known that they will…
31st March 2006
Bruegel Fellow Jakob von Weizsäcker argues that Europe needs more high-skilled migration and the debate on low-skilled migration should not be an excuse to slow…
31st January 2006
Alan Ahearne and Jean Pisani-Ferry explore the implications of economic divergence in the euro area for policy makers, as well as the discipline required to…
1st December 2005Alan Ahearne and Jürgen von Hagen examine one of the most alarming global economic developments in recent years- the evolution of global current account imbalances and its implications for European policy.
8th September 2005This Policy Contribution by André Sapir was presented to the ECOFIN informal meeting in Manchester. See also the Policy Brief based on this paper.
2nd July 2005Paper for the Aix-en-Provence Economic Forum.