Chapter from 'Storms Ahead: the Future Geoeconomic world order' on the expectations from the next five years of Chinese economic policy, published on 27 October 2021.
The pandemic has disproportionately affected women both professionally and at home. Although the gender gap in labour force participation since the onset of the pandemic hasn't worsened, policy still needs to tackle existing gender gaps, which for some EU countries are very substantive.
Testimony before the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) on the consequences of the pandemic on women.
Policymakers should act to deal with labour-market concentration trends that potentially harm workers, especially gig workers and the self-employed.
Who should bear more and who less of the burden achieving climate policy goals?
In this event panelists will discuss the future of European pension schemes.
The pandemic has shown workers and employers that another way to work is possible. The European Union should develop a framework to facilitate hybrid work.
How to protect workers hurt by the fight against climate change.
The digital transition offers us a new opportunity to reach out across the global economy - hopefully we will find the strength to use it.
EU Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit joins Bruegel for a conversation around the future of work.
What has the impact of the pandemic on households’ financial resilience been, and how should policy makers respond?
Half the households surveyed by Eurostat see themselves as unable to find the resources they would need to cope with an unexpected expense within a month, estimated by experts at €375 in the case of Greece.