A growing share of Bruegel’s research has been devoted to the study of the structural underpinnings of economic performance, competitiveness and growth. Topics covered include: the role of information technology for growth, competition policy and state aid, entrepreneurship, globalisation and future of manufacturing, firm internationalisation and competitiveness, energy and climate policies and their implications for economic performance.
Invitation-only event featuring Brad Smith, President and Vice Chair of Microsoft who will discuss regulating big tech in the context of Europe's digital transformation
Major economies are addressing the challenges brought by digital trade in different ways, resulting in diverging regulatory regimes. How should we view these divergences and best deal with them?
The European Commission will enforce digital competition rules against big tech; internally, it should ensure a dedicated process and teams; externally, it should ensure cooperation with other jurisdictions and coherence with other digital policies.
Annual Conference of the Future of Work and Inclusive Growth project
The Bruegel annual report provides a broad overview of the organisation's work in the previous year.
How much has China progressed technologically?
How is online labour different from remote work?
Restrictions so far on software, media and online services in Russia have been imposed either voluntarily by firms, or else by Russia itself in order to restrict the flow of information.
While the Digital Markets Act entered its first trilogue, what will be the enforcement role of the Commission and the Member States?
This Microprod policy conference will discuss how productivity is affected by globalisation and digitisation.
Transparency over systems and algorithms, rules and public awareness are needed to address potential danger of manipulation by artificial intelligence.
As with any new technology, exciting opportunities are being created, but similarly there are risks.