What new supply chains trends will we see in the post-pandemic era?
The Biden administration's promises to 'think big' and rebuild the country seem like a major historical departure from decades of policy orthodoxy.
As the focus shifts from efficiency to resilience in global supply chains, what does this mean for China?
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted an increasing number of rich-country firms to reduce their reliance on global supply chains and invest more in robots at home. But it is probably too soon to tell whether this switch will increase productivity growth in advanced economies.
Pour surmonter le choc de la pandémie de Covid-19, l’économiste écarte, dans sa chronique, l’idée d’un repli protectionniste, mais suggère de passer d’un objectif de réduction des coûts à celui de la réduction des risques.
The objective of MICROPROD, an EU-wide research project that runs until the end of 2021, is to understand what is driving the current productivity slowdown and what the potential consequences are for Europe's economic model and its citizens’ welfare. This Policy Contribution summarises the main, policy-relevant conclusions of the 20 MICROPROD papers delivered so far.
The European Union owes much of its economic weight to its regional value chain and integration into the global value chain. But the EU’s global value chain role is shrinking, and while EU trade integration with China is increasing, it is mainly to China’s benefit, undermining the EU’s external competitiveness.
In-depth briefing and analysis on the issues of digital trade and the geopolitics of trade provided to the European Parliament.
Testimony before the European Parliament on the subject of digital trade.
Testimony to the European Parliament on the geopolitical aspects of trade.
Multilateralism and global collaboration: the case of Japan and the EU.
A conversation on ageing societies, waning inequality, as well as an inflation revival.