Even before the pandemic, youth unemployment in the European Union was three times higher than among the over-55s. COVID-19 threatens to undo the last decade of progress: policymakers must act to avoid Europe’s youth suffering the scarring effect.
In-depth briefing and analysis on the issues of digital trade and the geopolitics of trade provided to the European Parliament.
COVID-19 has caused a resurgence of the role of the state. State ownership can help reduce effects from shocks to the economy but state-owned firms often suffer from weak governance and lack of innovation. What role should state owned firms and banks play and how can their management be improved?
Shocks pass, but change remains a constant. We need to start focusing on permanent changes in the economy and how to adapt to them.
This study analyses the current state of national obstacles to free movement in the EU Single Market.
Testimony before the European Parliament on the subject of euro area accession.
This article discusses how the European institutions reacted and evolved during the early stages of the COVID-19 crisis in the first half of 2020.
Testimony before the European Parliament on the subject of EU fiscal policies.
Political change in Belarus also requires deep economic reforms - what next for the country?
It is time that the highest political level focuses on the risk of a lost generation.
How much cake does everyone actually get and at what speed? This blogpost estimates the yearly Next Generation EU (NGEU) payments to each EU country at current prices in euros and as a share of GNI.
The COVID-19 crisis has compounded the uncertainty that has come to characterise the European economy. We explore how this uncertainty manifests itself in terms of ECB decision-making and the long-run challenges the ECB faces.