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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
19 March 2018
There will be a €94 billion Brexit-related hole in the EU budget for 2021-27 if business continues as before and the United Kingdom does not contribut
22 February 2018
Given its geographical location, the region is important to the EU in terms of security, stability, trade and transit routes. The Western Balkan count
15 February 2018
Who gets the blame for the crisis? How did narratives of the crisis develop since 2007? The authors of this paper tried to identify the key crisis-rel
24 January 2018
This paper models monetary policy's transmission to bank risk taking, and its interaction with a regulator s optimization problem.
22 January 2018
Migration is one of the most divisive policy topics in today’s Europe. In this publication, the authors assess the immigration challenge that the EU f
18 January 2018
The resolution of non-performing loans (NPLs), a stock of roughly €870 billion in the EU banking industry, is central to the recovery of Europe’s bank
10 January 2018
Critical functions and public interest. What role do they play in Member States’ decision to grant liquidation aid? The author of this paper looks at
01 December 2017
Two diametrically opposed visions of the euro-area architecture have been put forward. Departing from both Juncker’s and Schäuble’s proposals, the aut
29 November 2017
Large stock of foreign assets and liabilities could foster international risk diversification. US, British and Japanese investors earn high yields on
23 November 2017
During the crisis, the ECB resorted to a number of unconventional monetary tools. This paper discusses how to phase out these policies and what the ‘n
23 November 2017
Europe has a dirty energy secret: coal is producing a quarter of the electricity, but three-quarters of the emissions. The EU should propose that its
13 November 2017
The organisation of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) is based on a sectoral approach with one ESA for each sector, with separate authoritie
07 November 2017
Franco-German relations as the ‘engine’ of European integration are widely perceived to have stalled in recent years. This policy contribution assesse
30 October 2017
Two of the banking union’s pillars – common European supervision by the European Central Bank and common European resolution by the Single Resolution
26 October 2017
What are the remaining fragilities of the Euro architecture? This policy contribution assesses the institutional reforms put in place during and after
24 October 2017
In a period of stress in the relationship between the European Union and Turkey, cooperation over energy could be a bright spot, because of strong mut