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

European Fiscal Rules

How can Europe revive fiscal coordination? Read the latest Policy Contribution by Grégory Claeys, Zsolt Darvas and Álvaro Leandro.

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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

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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2016
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E-commerce in Europe: Lessons for parcel delivery from electronic communications

Bruegel is pleased to welcome Andrus Ansip, Vice-President of the European Commission and European Commissioner for the Digital Single Market. He will discuss the place of parcel delivery in the DSM, and comment on research by Bruegel scholars which suggests that there are useful parallels with telecommunications interconnection and with roaming.

Speakers: Andrus Ansip, Jean-Paul Forceville, Annegret Groebel, J. Scott Marcus and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
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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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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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Opinion

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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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Blog Post

Jérémie Cohen-Setton

Understanding HM Treasury’s Brexit analysis

What’s at stake: The UK will hold a referendum on its membership of the EU on June 23rd 2016. Her Majesty’s Treasury released an assessment of the impact of Brexit finding that the economy would be between 3 and 7% smaller in 2030 if the UK left the EU than it would be if it stayed in.

By: Jérémie Cohen-Setton Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: April 25, 2016
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