How have events in recent years impacted global trade and value chains and how can we strengthen these against future disruptions?
The emergence of the Omicron variant in November 2021 was a stark reminder of the high overall cost of the persistence globally of extremely unequal access to vaccines and treatments. What are the reasons for these failures of global collective action?
This Policy Contribution assesses the rationale for a Health Union. Section 1 provides a historical perspective on health provisions in the European Union treaties. Section 2 gives an overview of the achievements of EU health policies. Section 3 explores the need for an overall health strategy and section 4 identifies the areas that would benefit from closer integration.
An analysis of the incentive effects of COVID certificates on vaccine uptake, health outcomes and the economy.
Statement published in the renowned British Medical Journal (BMJ) to address the wave of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2.
How can the background of mRNA technology development help us understand how public vaccine research and development policy can be improved to generate the full global social benefits from breakthrough novel vaccine technologies?
Après une année troublée par Kaboul et AUKUS, qu'avons-nous retenu de l'an I de la présidence Biden ? Maria Demertzis revient sur les évènements marquants de l'année 2021 pour la relation entre les États-Unis et l'Union européenne.
While deeply disappointing that the surprise deal maintains aluminium and steel tariffs against the EU beyond a modest quota, it alleviates a major irritant in transatlantic relations and contains interesting and innovative features relating to climate policy and to dispute settlement under WTO rules.
Article published in Lancet Global Heath on strategies to end the COVID-19 pandemic in the presence of effective vaccines.
The G20 is not doing enough to support strong, balanced, sustainable and inclusive growth in the wake of COVID-19, with the poorest countries left behind by the recovery.
In-depth analysis prepared for the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON).
All of this talk on strategic retrenchment and autonomy is the language of escalation, not of appeasement and collaboration.