How could additional regulation incentivise investment while upholding the integrity of sustainable finance?
“We have to open our mind, we have to look internationally. Because if we don’t, COVID-19 is going to stay with us.”
A ‘green industrial policy’ able to promote economic growth, job creation and environmental goals altogether will be fundamental to Europe’s climate change ambitions.
An overview of economic policy and beyond in 2020
The EU needs to develop a strong green industrial policy. What should Europe's strategy look like and how can we achieve it?
This Blueprint examines how the European Union can develop a coherent green industrial policy that will serve the goals of the European Green Deal.
Bruegel's experts walk you through all the details of the EU's Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act.
The current debate on currencies is driven by politics rather than economics.
Is the green deal a strategy for growth or simply a reallocation mechanism?
This research identifies existing and potential specialisation in green technologies in European Union regions, and proposes an approach to identify policies that can help to realise this potential.
"The current design of green bonds means they aren't fulfilling their potential. We propose an alternative: issuance of regular bonds with attached green certificates that ensure earmarking for green purposes. The new design would reduce financing costs and in turn would provide incentives to start a greater number of environmentally-friendly projects."
Shocks pass, but change remains a constant. We need to start focusing on permanent changes in the economy and how to adapt to them.