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.
17 January 2022
How Chinese competition helps western conglomerates
Firms like GE and Siemens may well find that their decision to split their businesses into multiple companies leads to increased profits and higher st
13 January 2022
The euro comes of age
A well-functioning euro reflects a degree of unity that allows the EU to credibly claim a position at the global table and therefore help shape the po
11 January 2022
How an open climate club can generate carbon dividends for the poor
The German-led G7 can accelerate decarbonisation while tackling climate justice.
10 January 2022
A role for the Recovery and Resilience Facility in a new fiscal framework
Discussions on reforming European Union fiscal rules must consider a more permanent but targeted role for the Recovery and Resilience fund to meet cli
04 January 2022
What the EU climate package has to overcome in 2022
An overview of the EU climate package to be negotiated in 2022.
03 January 2022
The Euro at 20
The euro’s advocates hoped that the single currency would deliver economic and financial integration, policy convergence, political amalgamation, and
23 December 2021
2022 to see monetary decoupling between West and East
It does not look like the new year is going to be calmer than 2021.
09 December 2021
Inflation ideology: camp permanent or camp temporary?
Policy focus should be on tackling uncertainties by being able to tackle as many scenarios as possible.
18 November 2021
Growth and inflation after the pandemic in the EU
Countries hit comparatively hard during the financial crisis, helped also by domestic and European policies, are bouncing back from the pandemic faste
15 November 2021
Glasgow: a clearer sense of direction but with no hard numbers
Global climate action is visibly accelerating however the conference failed to deliver on the hard numbers.
09 November 2021
Keeping the energy policy triangle in balance is key to reach net-zero
Delivering policies that address energy security, competitiveness and sustainability is one of the most formidable challenges facing governments in th
02 November 2021
Weak G20 climate pledge doesn’t bode well for COP26
Climate strategists may see a need to shift to a more assertive approach.
02 November 2021
Is the ECB right to take on climate change?
The real issue here is not that the ECB takes a very sizeable risk by pursuing climate objectives but rather, that it cannot afford not to. And by doi
22 October 2021
Can EU fiscal rules jump on the green bandwagon?
By and large, setting a new green golden rule would be a useful addition to the existing EU fiscal framework.
22 October 2021
COP26: why carbon pricing is crucial to China’s climate change pledges
China’s emissions trading scheme is a welcome but to reach its full potential, it needs to cover more of China’s emissions, go beyond the electricity
13 October 2021
The inconsistency in global strategic relations
All of this talk on strategic retrenchment and autonomy is the language of escalation, not of appeasement and collaboration.