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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
18 October 2017
Rapidly rising house prices are a well-known source of financial instability. This Policy Contribution examines whether there are regional differences
28 September 2017
The sequence of crisis and policy responses after mid-2007 was a gradual recognition of the unsustainability of the euro-area policy framework. The ba
27 September 2017
This Policy Contribution analyses the Ukrainian economic, institutional and political reforms of 2014-17 in terms of their sustainability and complete
21 September 2017
The depiction of the euro area/European Union (EU) as a ‘fourfold union’ emerged in the first half of 2012 at the height of the euro-area crisis. In t
14 September 2017
Fintech has the potential to change financial intermediation structures substantially. It could disrupt existing financial intermediation with new bus
12 September 2017
The EU and China, as the world’s second and third largest economies, share a responsibility in upholding the rules-based, global free trade system and
07 September 2017
Europe needs to know how it can realise the potential for industrial rejuvenation. How well are European firms responding to the new opportunities for
17 August 2017
Endowed with half of the world’s known oil and gas reserves, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has become a cornerstone of the global ene
13 July 2017
While precautionary recapitalisation is a legitimate instrument for bank crisis management, the conditions set for it by BRRD (Bank Recovery and Resol
10 July 2017
As regulators rush to strengthen banking supervision and implement bank resolution regimes, a macro approach to resolution is needed that considers bo
04 July 2017
China's ambition to be a global leader in science and innovation by 2050 seems well within reach. The creation of US-Chinese science and technology ne
19 June 2017
Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are one of the main obstacles preventing China and the European Union from agreeing a bilateral investment agre
08 June 2017
Electrification is one of sub-Saharan Africa’s most pressing socio-economic challenges. Europe has created a myriad of fragmented initiatives to promo
07 June 2017
The combination of banking union and Brexit justifies a reform of the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authori
30 May 2017
This Policy Contribution shows that listed banks with dispersed ownership are the exception rather than the rule among the euro area’s significant ban
29 May 2017
After reaching historically low levels, European long-term sovereign yields experienced a notable rise at the end of 2016 and beginning of 2017. This