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The transition to climate neutrality requires the reallocation of production factors from polluting activities to non-polluting activities.
A stronger adaptation governance framework would benefit adaptation efforts.
The €200 billion “defence shield” risks undermining European solidarity. This could be avoided by designing it well.
Action to intervene in the gas and electricity wholesale markets is also being taken at European Union level, which is what we analyse in this paper.
What matters when it comes to managing the pandemic is to prevent intensive-care admissions and deaths arising from COVID-19.
Hybrid arrangements in which part of the week is spent at the office, and part at home, are likely to become the norm.
The EPC would not be, and should not be, regarded as a substitute for EU accession, but should be designed to work as an accelerator.
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.
The US now sees Asia more through an economic lens, while China shifts toward a security focus
30 August 2018
The authors investigate the ECB’s profit-making activity of the last 20 years, assessing how this was achieved and the reasons why we should care more
28 August 2018
This Policy Contribution analyses the economic consequences of a full-scale trade war. The US position, focusing on bilateral trade imbalances presuma
23 August 2018
Health-care systems play a crucial role in supporting human health. They also have major macroeconomic implications, an aspect that is not always prop
28 June 2018
Can cryptocurrencies acquire the role of money? And what are the implications for central banks and monetary policy? Read the policy contribution to u
21 June 2018
This paper presents a holistic overview and assessment of the European Union (EU)’s financial services policy since the start of its financial crisis
13 June 2018
The authors study whether and to what extent EU countries implement recommendations on macroeconomic imbalances given by the EU in the so-called Europ
07 June 2018
While Europe continues to hold important trade powers, the rise of China in the global economy has significantly reshaped international trade and comp
17 May 2018
The rise of influential Chinese digital giants, including Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent and Xiaomi has shown the world that China is a global leader in digi
09 May 2018
Financial literacy is financial education, such as basic economics, statistics and numeracy skills combined with the ability to employ these skills in
27 April 2018
It is high time to make the CMU project real.The authors of this publication suggest that capital markets will only transform with concrete action and
26 April 2018
Since the financial crisis, EU countries' economies have recovered to the point that they are exiting their adjustment programmes. Institutional stabi
18 April 2018
In theory, robots can directly displace workers from performing specific tasks (displacement effect). But they can also expand labour demand through t
18 April 2018
To ensure that EU climate policy is in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement, and takes into account substantial recent shifts in the technical a
12 April 2018
The author looks at how concentrated corporate R&D is in Europe, compared with sales and employment. The US and China are more likely to produce new R
09 April 2018
The European Union has the long-term vision to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95 percent by 2050 compared to 1990 and it adopted in 2014 a
22 March 2018
With the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF), the EU now has an instrument to help workers negatively affected by trade find new jobs. Howev