European governance remains at the top of Bruegel’s research agenda. The central priorities concern the best way to address market tensions, the broader macroeconomic policy response in the EU, policies to foster macroeconomic adjustment and the question of how to reform European governance to ensure effectiveness and legitimacy.
All of this talk on strategic retrenchment and autonomy is the language of escalation, not of appeasement and collaboration.
Agreement is needed at international level on mechanisms to ensure better preparedness for the next pandemic.
How can the European Union increase green public investment while consolidating budget deficits?
In-depth analysis prepared for the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade (INTA).
Increasing green public investment while consolidating deficits will be a central challenge of this decade. A green fiscal pact would address this tension, but difficult trade-offs remain.
Bruegel Annual Meetings, Day 3 - Panellists will discuss different options and what they may entail while revisiting the debates on the future of Europe at national and EU-level that have been conducted thus far.
The recovery facility will boost digital transformation, but questions remain whether it will be sufficient to achieve Europe’s digital ambitions.
Europe has already made a significant financial contribution to beating the pandemic, now it has the opportunity and moral responsibility to do more.
The EU needs a more targeted strategy to increase its presence in this strategic and thriving sector, building on its existing strengths, while accommodating its relatively low domestic needs.
An analysis of European Union countries’ recovery plans shows widely differing green spending priorities.
At this event the CEO of Assicurazioni Generali, Philippe Donnet will be in conversation with Guntram Wolff, Director of Bruegel.
The approach of the European Union’s institutions to the Conference on the Future of Europe is muddled, with risks for the outcome.