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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
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.
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
07 July 2020
Governments and companies can reinforce each other in their pursuit of sustainable development, which is based on three pillars: economic, social and
02 July 2020
The concept of household financial fragility emerged in the United States after the 2007-2008 financial crisis. It grew out of the need to understand
30 June 2020
Since the Euromaidan protests (2013-2014), Ukraine has had two presidents and four governments. In a difficult environment of external aggression, the
24 June 2020
Though outside the euro area, Denmark and Sweden could benefit from joining the European Union’s banking union. It would provide protection in case of
22 June 2020
Most governments have taken measures to protect vulnerable workers and firms from the worst effects of the sudden drop in activity related to COVID-19
15 June 2020
From 2002 up to 2009, the economies of European Union countries went through a skill upgrading, rather than a polarisation between low-skill and high-
05 June 2020
The euro never challenged the US dollar, and its international status declined with the euro crisis. Faced with a US administration willing to use its
28 May 2020
COVID-19 is by far the biggest challenge policymakers in emerging economies have had to deal with in recent history. Beyond the potentially large nega
20 May 2020
To keep the euro-area economy afloat, the European Central Bank has put in place a large number of measures since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis