What role is there for policy to address the funding barrier for scaling-up? Do we need a reorientation of the currently pursued policies in European countries?
At this closed-door, off-the-record event we will discuss the impact that mergers have on innovation.
This event will discuss the potential of the flexicurity model as employment strategy and the way it could be implemented in European countries to be successful.
Bruegel senior scholar Nicolas Véron speaks with Steven Maijoor, the chair of ESMA, about the future of the Capital Markets Union (CMU), and of the EU's financial supervisory architecture.
This event will feature a new and interactive format, with a restricted and high-level on-site audience and in parallel, it will be livestreamed on our website to remain public and attract the widest participation
The ECB’s recent decision on QE was somewhat on the dovish side. Francesco Papadia gives his view on why it is time to start a discussion about reducing the degree of ease of monetary policy.
This paper looks at the question of returning asylum seekers and refugees from the economic perspective in the advanced countries that receive refugees: is return in their economic interest?
How much do workers gain from a capital gains tax cut? CEA chairman Hasset claims the tax cut will cause average household labour income to increase by between $4000 and $9000. Several commentators note this implies that more than 100% of the incidence of the tax is on labour. This question has triggered a heated discussion in the economic blogosphere, which we review here.
Dirk Schoenmaker talks with a senior London policymaker about the UK capital’s high pressure housing market. What are the human impacts of a housing boom, and how can policymakers manage the situation?
The Commission’s proposed revision of the Posted Workers Directive has been approved by the European Parliament’s Employment Committee, which welcomes the arrival of “equal pay for equal work”. But the revision will have little impact, and was largely unnecessary. Instead we should focus on the fight against bogus self-employment, social security fraud and undeclared work.
By linking growth with both employment and the imperative for India to hold its own with China for strategic autonomy, Prime Minister Modi has brought sustainable, high quality, inclusive economic growth to the centre of political discussion, which is where it rightfully belongs.
This event aims to discuss the various nuances and diversity that characterize crowd employment.