Concerns are real, but the country fares as well as peers at similar levels of development. Analysis published in fDi Intelligence.
The notion of degrowth to reduce greenhouse gas emissions appears unrealistic; decoupling of emissions from growth is in principle possible but requires unprecedented efforts.
Increasing green public investment while consolidating deficits will be a central challenge of this decade. A green fiscal pact would address this tension, but difficult trade-offs remain.
Is sustainable investing contributing to society’s climate and social goals, or preventing systemic change?
The size and scope of investments needed to reach net zero will have significant macroeconomic implications.
Far from being irresponsible know-nothings, retail investors provide a vital counterpoint to institutional investors.
The recovery facility will boost digital transformation, but questions remain whether it will be sufficient to achieve Europe’s digital ambitions.
How the G20 can support the recovery with sustainable local infrastructure investment.
Special-purpose acquisition vehicles could fill a gap in European equity markets and lure risk-averse investors off the sidelines.
An analysis of European Union countries’ recovery plans shows widely differing green spending priorities.
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AI and other digital technologies have been surprisingly slow to improve economic growth. But that could be about to change.