Guntram Wolff looks back at the past decade of Bruegel contribution to economic policy in Europe.
Expected increases in interest rates and reductions in real GDP growth rates will result in relatively small increases in public debt-to-GDP ratios, but inflation will reduce debt ratios very substantially
A stronger adaptation governance framework would benefit adaptation efforts.
How could shifting the tax burden from labour to pollution and resources help the EU reach its climate goals?
What needs to be done to address the Sri Lankan crisis and how does it relate to China?
The European Central Bank needs a new tool to prevent the current rise in spreads, triggered by monetary policy tightening, from escalating into a new euro-area crisis.
Can economic growth be a force for good and help in the fight against climate change?
Should Ukraine's accession to the EU be facilitated?
The ECB should design a specific tool that will accompany interest rate hikes to neutralise the risk of fragmentation directly for countries facing it, staying within the bounds of the EU treaties and ensuring political legitimacy. We also advocate structural changes to the ECB’s collateral framework to avoid unnecessary uncertainty surrounding the safe asset status of European sovereign bonds.
The mystery of China-Russia economic relations in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and what it means for Europe.
A timely reflection on the EU’s latest round of sanctions banning Russian oil imports.
Even though inflation in the euro area is lower than in the US, three issues make it a lot more difficult for the ECB to control inflation and preserve financial stability. Once again, the limits of EMU architecture are visible and will require a rethink.