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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.
Why a “Go It Alone” Approach Will Leave Countries in the Cold This Winter
The bloc must urgently implement a compensation scheme to prevent Putin from dividing member countries.
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 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
The European Union should take significant economic measures in response to the war in Ukraine, but a new Next Generation EU is not needed yet.
02 February 2021
The Green Deal will redefine Europe’s global policy priorities; as such, it is a foreign policy development with profound geopolitical consequences
27 January 2021
Estimates of payments countries will receive from the Next Generation EU instrument can be made with some degree of precision. But estimating countrie
26 January 2021
This paper sets out a framework for addressing competition concerns arising from acquisitions in big platform ecosystems.
21 January 2021
In the 2010s, the economic outlook of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa region deteriorated, with numerous long-term socio-economic an
06 January 2021
The objective of MICROPROD, an EU-wide research project that runs until the end of 2021, is to understand what is driving the current productivity slo
21 December 2020
After decades of increasing globalisation, there now seems to be a slowing, or even a turn to deglobalisation, meaning decelerating trade and investme
17 December 2020
This Blueprint examines how the European Union can develop a coherent green industrial policy that will serve the goals of the European Green Deal.
26 November 2020
This research identifies existing and potential specialisation in green technologies in European Union regions, and proposes an approach to identify p
26 November 2020
"The current design of green bonds means they aren't fulfilling their potential. We propose an alternative: issuance of regular bonds with attached gr
23 November 2020
The market power of online platforms raises concerns that they may engage in anti-competitive practices, but traditional (ex-post) antitrust intervent
27 October 2020
Ensuring effective recovery spending is a high-stakes challenge for the European Union, with the potential for derailment because of fuzzy objectives
19 October 2020
European Union countries can reduce inequality of opportunity through public spending and tax decisions. Broadly, the most effective approach includes
22 September 2020
All European Union countries are undergoing severe output losses as a consequence of COVID-19, but some have been hurt more than others. Factors poten
17 September 2020
The European Union's capital market union needs a revamp because of Brexit and the deep recession, and to underpin the European Green Deal. In particu
11 September 2020
With the European Union for the first time taking on debt to help finance the economic recovery from the coronavirus, new resources are needed to fund
08 July 2020
In the wake of COVID-19, some economic recovery policies will help green the economy – for example, energy renovation of buildings. But there are limi