Energy across the Mediterranean

In their new Policy Brief, Simone Tagliapietra and Georg Zachmann argue that the EU should reshape its energy cooperation efforts in the Mediterranean.

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Our new Policy Brief reviews financial risks and opportunities in the time of climate change

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Policy Brief

ENERGY ACROSS  THE MEDITERRANEAN:  A CALL FOR REALISM

Energy across the Mediterranean: a call for realism

After almost two decades of unproductive regional cooperation attempts, the EU should reshape its energy cooperation efforts in the Mediterranean through new bilateral approaches

By: Simone Tagliapietra and Georg Zachmann Topic: Energy & Climate Date: April 28, 2016
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Policy Brief

Financial risks and opportunities in the time of climate change

Financial risks and opportunities in the time of climate change

The current unsustainable use of our environment can lead to financial crisis. To address this risk, financial institutions should measure their exposure to ecological imbalances using methodologies such as carbon and natural capital accounting.

By: Dirk Schoenmaker and Rens van Tilburg Topic: Energy & Climate Date: April 22, 2016
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Blog Post

Andrus Ansip

E-commerce: an opportunity for growth in Europe, for people and business

Statement from Andrus Ansip, Vice-President of the European Commission and European Commissioner for the Digital Single Market, following Bruegel's event on e-Commerce in Europe.

By: Andrus Ansip Date: May 3, 2016
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Blog Post

Pia Hüttl
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Northern Ireland and EU funds

EU funding for the UK has risen considerably since 2000, but funding predominantly goes to rural and less developed areas, meaning that Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales receive more funding relative to their GDP than England.

By: Pia Hüttl and Jaume Martí Romero Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: May 3, 2016
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The United States and Europe: Short-term divergence but shared challenges

Europe and the United States have had divergent experiences since the Economic crisis but they share several challenges in the years ahead. How can those challenges be turned into opportunities?

Speakers: Jason Furman, Natacha Valla and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: Global Economics & Governance Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

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Jérémie Cohen-Setton

The economics of crime and punishment

What’s at stake: The Senate announced this week revisions to a sentencing reform bill – the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act – that would lower mandatory minimums for some low-level drug crimes.

By: Jérémie Cohen-Setton Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: May 2, 2016
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Book

Bruegel annual report 2015

Bruegel annual report 2015

The Bruegel annual report provides a broad overview of the organisation's work in the previous year.

By: Bruegel Date: April 28, 2016
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Blog Post

Carlo Altomonte
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The knowns and unknowns of the European competitiveness debate

Micro-economic features of economic systems can have a major impact on national performance. Policymakers should therefore reconfigure their scoreboards to reflect the roles played in a country’s economic growth by large internationalized firms, global value chains or resource reallocation.

By: Carlo Altomonte and Gábor Békés Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: April 27, 2016
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Opinion

Alicia García-Herrero

Debt, not reserves, to constrain China’s cross-border buying spree

Despite an $800 billion drain on China’s foreign reserves over the last 20 months, Chinese firms have been on a buying spree that has only accelerated since the beginning of the year.

By: Alicia García-Herrero Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: April 27, 2016
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