This Policy Brief looks at how the EU should react to the changing patterns of inward foreign investment, including a recent rise in investment coming…
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.
6th November 2008
31st October 2008
In this Policy Contribution, Jean Pisani-Ferry, takes a look at the way the IMF his gradually making its come-back from an era of crisis confidence…
8th October 2008This Blueprint examines why and how Europes migration challenge should be urgently addressed. Jakob von Weizsäcker identifies three priority areas for EU policy action and concrete policy suggestions which could fit with the immigration agenda of the French presidency.
30th June 2008
This Working Paper presents a novel dataset documenting the demographics of the world‘s 500 largest companies by market capitalisation.The data illustrate a stark contrast between…
29th April 2008
Jean Pisani-Ferry discusses the development of globalisation during the last decade and the challenges ahead. The speed and magnitude of the transformation affecting the world…
14th January 2008
In this Policy Contribution, Jean Pisani-Ferry observes the lack of European interest towards China‘s exchange policy rate. He believes that Europeans, compared to Americans, are…
17th August 2007Jakob von Weizsäcker and Etienne Wasmer argue that the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund should focus its expenditures on wage insurance and mobility allowances for trade displaced workers.
Published in La revue de l'OFCE, no 102
30th April 2007
Jakob von Weizsäcker analyses the impact of migration from the perspective of the source country and the host country. He says that Europe will need…
28th February 2007
Increasing nervousness in world financial markets give new relevance to the long-standing issues of global current account adjustment. It reminds policymakers that this adjustment, if…
31st January 2007
In their policy brief, visiting Bruegel Scholar Etienne Wasmer and Research Fellow Jakob von Weizsäcker argue for wage insurance and mobility allowances for trade-displaced workers…