Untangling the politics behind the EU – China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment
If the three biggest economies agree a carbon tax on imports, it will catalyse climate action globally.
How to make the European Green Deal succeed.
EU policymakers need to wake up to the consequences abroad of domestic decisions.
Join us to mark the launch of the eponymous paper co-written with the European Council on Foreign Relations.
The Green Deal will redefine Europe’s global policy priorities; as such, it is a foreign policy development with profound geopolitical consequences
After decades of increasing globalisation, there now seems to be a slowing, or even a turn to deglobalisation, meaning decelerating trade and investment and reduced global value chains. This trend seems to have accelerated because of the United States’ push to contain China in the context of their strategic competition. So far, however, there is less evidence of deglobalisation in terms of financial flows.
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 EU fiscal policies.
Testimony to the European Parliament on the geopolitical aspects of trade.
Ensuring effective recovery spending is a high-stakes challenge for the European Union, with the potential for derailment because of fuzzy objectives and overloaded procedures. The EU should work with member countries to identify limited policies that will maximise the impact of EU investment, while accounting for spillovers.
This briefing paper focuses on two aspects of the EU fiscal framework: whether an expenditure rule would be more reliable than a structural budget balance rule and the possible benefits and drawbacks of introducing a golden rule to exclude certain types of investment from the operational fiscal rule.