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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
24 June 2019
This Policy Contribution delves into the position of the EU in the current global order. China and the United States increasingly trying to gain geopo
13 June 2019
Memo to the presidents of the European Commission, Council and Parliament. 'A strategic agenda for the new EU leadership' by Maria Demertzis, André Sa
12 June 2019
China’s participation in the WTO has been anything but smooth, as its self-proclaimed socialist market economy system has alienated its trading partne
22 May 2019
This policy contribution investigates the performance of the design, implementation and effectiveness of cohesion policy, the most evaluated EU tool f
07 May 2019
Wind power represents a key component of Turkey’s national energy strategy. Based on data collected on 138 installations in the country, this paper pr
25 April 2019
The authors use a newly-compiled dataset to investigate whether and why European Union countries implement the economic policy recommendations they re
08 April 2019
With the trade conflict between the United States and China bringing China-US strategic competition into the open, the European Union faces an urgent
04 April 2019
This Policy Contribution was written for the Informal ECOFIN Meeting, Bucharest, 5 April 2019. The authors look at the EU’s economic agenda, discussin
27 March 2019
Crowdfunding markets around the world have experienced significant growth rates in recent years, but many questions remain open on their proper design
14 March 2019
The global trading system is under attack on various fronts. In this Policy Contribution, the authors examine the root causes of the current problems,
19 February 2019
The author proposes a tilting approach to steer the allocation of the Eurosystem’s assets and collateral towards low-carbon sectors, which would reduc
07 February 2019
After the 2014-2016 currency crisis, Russia’s economy has returned to growth, albeit at a slow pace. In this Policy Contribution, the authors analyse
06 February 2019
Drawing on a global database of media articles, the authors quantitatively assess perceptions of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in different c
17 January 2019
Facilitating the financing of European companies through external equity is a central ambition of European Union financial regulation, including in th
14 January 2019
The author, based on a note written for the Bundestag EU Committee, is exploring the possible consequences of a no-deal Brexit for the EU, assessing p
10 January 2019
Five years after its launch, Michael Baltensperger and Uri Dadush reflect on China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The plan to revive ancient trade routes