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Jacques Pelkmans

Associate Senior Fellow, CEPS

Jacques Pelkmans is an Associate Senior Fellow at CEPS.

Jacques studied economics at Tilburg University, International Relations at Johns Hopkins and gained his Ph. D. in economics from Tilburg.

Previously, he was a professor of economics at the European University Institute in Florence, at the European Institute of Public Administration in Maastricht and at Maastricht University. Jacques also held the Jan Tinbergen Chair at the College of Europe in Bruges. He has published research with the Council on Foreign relations, Chatham House, WRR (the Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy) and the European Institute for Asian Studies (of which he is founding director).

He has also been an advisor to several Asian and European governments, as well as the OECD, the European Commission (was a member of the Cecchini group), ASEAN and UNIDO. He has authored and co-authored a number of studies for the European Parliament (at CEPS) and for the European Commission and published extensively on EU economic integration, ASEAN economic integration, world trade, regulation and technical standards.

Since 1990 Jacques is an Associate Senior Fellow at CEPS, specialising in EU trade and investment policy, the EU single market and the economics and political economy of EU regulation.

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European Parliament

The impact of COVID-19 on the Internal Market

Study assessing the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the European Union's Internal Market and consumer protection prepared for the European Parliament.

By: J. Scott Marcus, Niclas Poitiers, Lionel Guetta-Jeanrenaud, Monika Grzegorczyk, Sophie Buckingham, Fernando Hortal Foronda, Norman Röhner and Jacques Pelkmans Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance, European Parliament, Testimonies Date: March 1, 2021
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European Parliament

Legal obstacles in Member States to Single Market rules

This study analyses the current state of national obstacles to free movement in the EU Single Market.

By: Erik Dahlberg, Mattia Di Salvo, Katarina Kubovicova, J. Scott Marcus, Sigurd Næss-Schmidt, Jacques Pelkmans, Virginia Dalla Pozza and Laura Virtanen Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance, European Parliament, Testimonies Date: November 24, 2020