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Podcast

Podcast

A rushed deal or a rush to judgement?

The Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) is supposed to improve market access for European companies operating in China and to ensure a level playing field, as well as reciprocity. Does it fulfil such expectations?

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: January 27, 2021
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Opinion

A Global Pandemic Alarm Bell

The appearance of new strains of the coronavirus in the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Brazil has given the world no choice but to design and implement a comprehensive global strategy. So, what's stopping that from happening?

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: January 26, 2021
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Past Event

Past Event

Green bonds and green finance innovation

Invitation-only event to discuss innovations in green finance and sovereign and EU issuance of green bonds

Speakers: Dion Bongaerts, Niall Bohan, Monica Girardi, Zoe Knight, Moritz Kraemer, Alexander Lehmann, Michael Mainelli, Lucia Silva and Alexandre Vincent Topic: Energy & Climate, Finance & Financial Regulation Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Date: January 26, 2021
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Past Event

Past Event

Conversation with President Jin Liqun (AIIB) on key Infrastructure trends that could shape the recovery

What will happen to infrastructure financing in a post-COVID world?

Speakers: Jin Liqun and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: January 26, 2021
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Upcoming Event

Feb
3
14:00

The geopolitics of the Green Deal

Join us to mark the launch of the eponymous paper co-written with the European Council on Foreign Relations.

Speakers: Anne Bergenfelt, Mark Leonard, Simone Tagliapietra and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: Energy & Climate Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
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Upcoming Event

Feb
4
13:00

Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism: Greening the EU trade?

Assessing CBAM from a trade perspective.

Speakers: Luis Garicano, Emily Lydgate and André Sapir Topic: Energy & Climate, Global Economics & Governance Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
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Upcoming Event

Feb
11
12:00

Building back greener: sustainable finance and the Green Deal

How could additional regulation incentivise investment while upholding the integrity of sustainable finance?

Speakers: Klaas Knot, Alexander Lehmann, Isabelle Mateos y Lago and Sean Kidney Topic: Energy & Climate, Finance & Financial Regulation Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
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Policy Contribution

Economic Crisis in the Middle East and North Africa

In the 2010s, the economic outlook of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa region deteriorated, with numerous long-term socio-economic and institutional challenges still unresolved. COVID-19 has compounded the problems. As the region's largest external trading partner, the European Union should do more to support economic and political transformation.

By: Marek Dabrowski and Marta Domínguez-Jiménez Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: January 21, 2021
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Upcoming Event

Feb
17
17:00

Prospects for the US climate policy under the Biden Administration

How US climate policy is likely to evolve, and which international impacts can be expected?

Speakers: Kate Marvel, Michael Mehling, Robert N. Stavins, Leah Stokes and Simone Tagliapietra Topic: Energy & Climate Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
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Podcast

Podcast

Where did the vaccine strategy go wrong?

“We have to open our mind, we have to look internationally. Because if we don’t, COVID-19 is going to stay with us.”

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: January 20, 2021
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Blog Post

Memo to the European Commissioner for Financial Services Policy

The Commissioner for Financial Services Policy should define and promote a vision for a sustainable global financial regulatory and supervisory order, based on the lessons from the previous major international financial crisis in 2007-09 and its aftermath. As a member of President Ursula von der Leyen’s “geopolitical Commission,” the Commissioner should lead in setting the international agenda and build global credibility by driving the corresponding “domestic” (ie EU) reforms at home. This memo focuses on the international aspects.

By: Nicolas Véron Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: January 20, 2021
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Opinion

An EU - China investment deal: a second look

For the moment, it does not look like we have the basis for greater and deeper economic relations with China. However, dismissing China and the opportunities that it creates for global cooperation would also be a mistake.

By: Maria Demertzis Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: January 19, 2021