At this event Margrethe Vestager will touch on strategic autonomy, digital regulation and the implications of the Green Deal on competition.
Expected increases in interest rates and reductions in real GDP growth rates will result in relatively small increases in public debt-to-GDP ratios, but inflation will reduce debt ratios very substantially
The ECB should design a specific tool that will accompany interest rate hikes to neutralise the risk of fragmentation directly for countries facing it, staying within the bounds of the EU treaties and ensuring political legitimacy. We also advocate structural changes to the ECB’s collateral framework to avoid unnecessary uncertainty surrounding the safe asset status of European sovereign bonds.
Even though inflation in the euro area is lower than in the US, three issues make it a lot more difficult for the ECB to control inflation and preserve financial stability. Once again, the limits of EMU architecture are visible and will require a rethink.
What are the implications of prolonged inflation?
A look into the Chinese private sector.
How is monetary policy evolving in the face of recent crises? With central banks taking on new roles, how accountable are they to democratic institutions?
ECB Executive Board Member Philip Lane discusses the outlook for Euro area economies.
What changes has working from home brought on for workers and societies, and how can policy catch up?
How have events in recent years impacted global trade and value chains and how can we strengthen these against future disruptions?
How is the war in Ukraine affecting the countries in the central and eastern parts of Europe, the countries that are closest to the ongoing conflict?
In this episode of the Sound of Economics live we discuss whether REPowerEU can make sure that Europe has affordable and secure energy supplies in both the near and long term.