What would increase government support around EU enlargement, and what role could membership play in future peace talks?
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.
In the latest installment of the Sound of Economics Live we debate whether Ukraine's accession to the EU should be facilitated.
How is the European Stability Mechanism responding to crises, and what will the future of the ESM look like?
By acting together, the European Union can optimise its response to the energy crisis in all scenarios but each country will have to make concessions.
The European Union should take significant economic measures in response to the war in Ukraine, but a new Next Generation EU is not needed yet.
Policymakers must think coherently about the joint implications of their actions, from sanctions on Russia to subsidies and transfers to their own citizens, and avoid taking measures that contradict each other. This is what we try to do in this Policy Contribution, focusing on the macroeconomic aspects of relevance for Europe.
A new EU regulatory action in public procurement could unlock the potential of green public procurement and add an important element to the European Green Deal toolbox.
Article published in the Journal of Economic Policy Reform.
Hosting Ukrainian refugees could cost European Union countries in excess of €40 billion this year. A dedicated EU fund is needed to manage the fiscal burden.
A stop to Russian oil and coal supplies would push Europe into a short and painful adjustment period. But if managed well, disruptions would remain temporary.
The European Union should grant candidate status to Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, as part of a long-term stabilisation strategy.