Bruegel's shorter research output including First glance pieces, external opinion pieces and testimonies.
Doing ‘whatever it takes’ to save the banks
Fast and furious: how digital bank runs challenge the banking-crisis rulebook
The speed of recent bank failures has shown the need for more systemic protection of the financial system.
The unbecoming rivalry at the heart of the EU
A battle of egos between Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel is putting the EU’s post-pandemic solidarity at risk.
Banking turbulence is not a reason to pause monetary tightening
Despite calls for interest rate hikes to be paused, both the ECB and Federal raised rates- which was the right decision.
20 September 2022
A cold winter
Reforming energy markets must aim to make them less vulnerable to crises such as today’s, even if such crises are rare.
12 September 2022
China’s Economy Needs More Stimulus. Beijing’s Room for Maneuver Is Limited.
30 August 2022
The grand energy bargain Europe needs to defeat Putin
05 August 2022
EU climate agenda is not at odds with energy security
In the coming weeks and months, Europe must deploy all available options to counter Putin’s energy blackmail.
08 August 2022
Europe Needs a Grand Bargain on Energy
Why a “Go It Alone” Approach Will Leave Countries in the Cold This Winter
26 July 2022
Europe needs energy solidarity — not a North-South rift
The bloc must urgently implement a compensation scheme to prevent Putin from dividing member countries.
15 July 2022
An individual tax on fuel consumption is an effective, flexible and sustainable solution to combat inflation
19 July 2022
Euro-dollar parity: beyond symbolism
Lack of certainty that the euro will stay prevents it from a greater international role. Until addressed, the dollar will continue to be hegemon.
12 July 2022
Scorching summers are becoming the new normal. Can Europe prepare itself?
As global average temperatures continue to rise beyond the current 1.2°C above pre-industrial averages, Europe is likely to warm even faster.
02 July 2022
Ukraine and Taiwan on the Biden-Xi chessboard
Overall, Biden and Xi seem to be converging on their strategies for global dominance
07 July 2022
Is the European Union on course to become the big loser in the global tech race?
To sustain the innovativeness of its economy, Europe needs reforms.
06 July 2022
Central banks have been too slow in responding to higher inflation
Tackling inflation requires monetary and fiscal policy tightening. It should be done quickly to avoid building up inflationary inertia & stagflation
05 July 2022
Is MiCA the end of the crypto wild-west?
As the process of digitalisation makes ideas around decentralised finance more relevant, there will be an increasing need for monitoring
13 June 2022
Putin’s War and the German Economic Model
Now that a new era of deglobalisation is dawning, Germany will have to think about how it should manage its dependence on international trade.
14 June 2022
Ukraine and what it means for European Union enlargement
The real issue for EU leaders when they discuss Ukraine’s application at a 23-24 June summit and beyond, is what kind of club the EU should be.
25 May 2022
Xi, Biden switching strategies for dominance
The US now sees Asia more through an economic lens, while China shifts toward a security focus