China’s accession to the World Trade Organisation in 2001 was greeted with great fanfare. But near silence has greeted the recent removal by the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission of caps on foreign ownership of Chinese financial institutions. For Beijing, the apparent lack of interest might be an issue of too little, too late.
The 2018 Annual Meetings will be held on 3-4 September and will feature sessions on European and global economic governance, as well as finance, energy and innovation.
This week's guest on the Director’s Cut of ‘The Sound of Economics’, Annamaria Lusardi, raises the urgent need to adopt policies that seek to improve people’s understanding of financial concepts and risks, in conversation with Bruegel deputy director Maria Demertzis.
The authors study whether and to what extent EU countries implement recommendations on macroeconomic imbalances given by the EU in the so-called European Semester. Overall implementation of recommendations by EU countries has worsened in the last few years, in particular when it comes to recommendations addressed to countries with excessive macroeconomic imbalances.
How will the European financial services industry develop after Brexit?
This event focused on the importance of financial literacy and the possible policies that could be developed to improve it.
At this event, we discussed the lack of transparency and problems in valuing correctly significant parts bank assets in the euro area based on an extensive study by the Bank of Italy.
How can increased regional cooperation in Asia safeguard financial stability and promote financial resilience?
In this blog post, we look at the impact of Brexit on UK’s education and research and development sectors in terms of students and staff, as well as funding.
Money has not held up educational advancement in Delhi or in India more generally. Delhi’s education budget has risen steadily. And the worry is that the increased budget will once again be hijacked by glamorous but wasteful projects, including in higher education.
On the 13th January 2014, Bruegel hosted an event to discuss the issue of youth unemployment in Europe. During the event, McKinsey & Co’s Mona Mourshed presented their latest report, “Getting Europe’s youth into work.” The event was introduced by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism, and Youth. The discussion included remarks by […]