A TALE OF TWO PRESIDENCIES

Born and bred in the United States, Bruegel scholars Rebecca Christie and J. Scott Marcus are joined by director Guntram Wolff , on...

Politics, not economics, demands a strengthened international role for the euro

POLITICS, NOT ECONOMICS, DEMANDS A STRENGTHENED INTERNATIONAL ROLE FOR THE EURO

This opinion piece was originally published in Il Sole 24 Ore and Asia Times . Since the launch of the euro, much attention has been...

 
 
 
Growth uncertainty, European Central Bank intervention and the Italian debt

GROWTH UNCERTAINTY, EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK INTERVENTION AND THE ITALIAN DEBT

In the face of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Central Bank declared on 18 March 2020 that it “will not...

EUROPEAN UNION RECOVERY FUNDS: STRINGS ATTACHED, BUT NOT TIED UP IN KNOTS

The European Union's plan for aiding recovery in member states hit by the coronavirus crisis has been rightly hailed as a major breakthrough...

 
 
 

UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD OF TOMORROW THROUGH THE GREAT CHALLENGES OF ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Energy plays a fundamental role in our societies and in our daily lives - without energy we would not be able to carry out the simplest...

DEMOGRAPHY AND GLOBALISATION: REVERSING TRENDS

In this episode of The Sound of Economics, we invite Charles Goodhart and Manoj Pradhan to talk about their most recent book: ‘The...

 
 
 

THE PANDEMIC WILL STRUCTURALLY CHANGE THE GLOBAL ECONOMY MORE THAN WE THINK

Those who say there are no letters left in the alphabet to describe the evolution of the world economy after the pandemic are absolutely...

THE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION IMPLICATIONS OF PUBLIC SPENDING AND TAX DECISIONS

The level and composition of public expenditures and revenues both have implications for economic development, as shown by the ‘fiscal...

 
 
 

NEW LIFE FOR AN OLD FRAMEWORK: REDESIGNING THE EUROPEAN UNION'S EXPENDITURE AND GOLDEN FISCAL RULES

This study was prepared for the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. The study is available on the European...

THE FUTURE OF EU-UK RELATIONS

On 15-16 October the European Council will take stock of the implementation of the withdrawal agreement and review the state of the...

 
 
 
For the euro there is no shortcut to becoming a dominant currency

FOR THE EURO THERE IS NO SHORTCUT TO BECOMING A DOMINANT CURRENCY

This blog post was originally posted by Makronom. When created two decades ago, the euro immediately became the world's second most...

WHAT ROLE FOR THE EUROPEAN SEMESTER IN THE RECOVERY PLAN?

This study was prepared for the European Parliament's ECON Committee. The study is available on the European Parliament's online database,...

 
 
 

WHAT SHOULD EUROPE EXPECT FROM AMERICAN TRADE POLICY AFTER THE ELECTION?

The European Union-United States trade and investment relationship remains the world's most intensive even after Brexit. Trade between...

WITHOUT GOOD GOVERNANCE EU RECOVERY COULD FAIL

 The European Union recovery fund could greatly increase the stability of the bloc and its monetary union. But the fund needs clearer...

 
 
 
L'IA a besoin d'humains qualifiés

L'IA A BESOIN D'HUMAINS QUALIFIÉS

This opinion post was originally published in Les Echos. Il est vrai que l'Europe produit plus de doctorats en sciences et en ingénierie...

THE FUTURE OF GLOBALISATION

In this episode, we propose a full lecture about the future of globalisation by Dani Rodrik, Professor of International Political Economy,...

 
 
 

GOVERNMENT-GUARANTEED BANK LENDING SIX MONTHS ON

Credit-support measures, such as loan guarantees, have been one of the main tools to soften the economic blow of COVID-19. Early in...

Trump's International Economic Legacy

TRUMP'S INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LEGACY

This opinion post was originally published in Project Syndicate. It would be foolish to start celebrating the end of US President Donald...

 
 
 

COMMON EUROBONDS SHOULD BECOME EUROPE'S SAFE ASSET - BUT THEY DON'T NEED TO BE GREEN

To fund its future programmes, SURE and Next Generation EU , the European Union will expand considerably its role as an issuer in the...

Will European Union countries be able to absorb and spend well the bloc's recovery funding?

WILL EUROPEAN UNION COUNTRIES BE ABLE TO ABSORB AND SPEND WELL THE BLOC'S RECOVERY FUNDING?

The European Union's landmark recovery instrument, Next Generation EU , will be embedded into the EU's budget. This makes sense, because...

 
 
 



Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty, saying school damaged his reputation over...

Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty, saying school damaged his reputation over sex scandal

Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University, alleging the Christian school dragged his name through the mud after he resigned as president amid a salacious sex scandal. The... Read more ...

White Sox hire Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa, following owner's orders

White Sox hire Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa, following owner's orders

Two questions are fair to ask. The first: Wait, what? Also: Why? Read more ...

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue says it plans to increase the number of seats it will fill on planes starting in December. Read more ...

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

The state GOP party has raised over $23.7 million over the past two years. Read more ...

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

President Donald Trump's campaign is pushing a familiar line of attack against Democrat Joe Biden in the final days of the presidential campaign: unverified allegations about... Read more ...

Biden and Trump head to Florida for dueling rallies in battleground state

Biden and Trump head to Florida for dueling rallies in battleground state

The battle for Florida heats up Thursday with both Donald Trump and Joe Biden campaigning in Tampa. Read more ...

Officials: Man charged with changing Florida governor's voter registration...

Officials: Man charged with changing Florida governor's voter registration address

An investigation began when Gov. Ron DeSantis noticed his address in the Florida voting registration database was changed. Read more ...

New York country club fined $17,000 for hosting a wedding where 30 guests...

New York country club fined $17,000 for hosting a wedding where 30 guests contracted coronavirus

Officials in one New York county have fined a Long Island country club $17,000 for hosting a wedding in which a third of guests later tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

'The right to vote is too important': Millions of mailed ballots not yet...

'The right to vote is too important': Millions of mailed ballots not yet returned in key states

Election officials warn that time is running out for voters who want to avoid a polling place on Election Day. Read more ...

Things get worse for Patriots with Julian Edelman surgery blow

Things get worse for Patriots with Julian Edelman surgery blow

The Patriots' already pedestrian aerial attack took another hit on Thursday. The passing-challenged team will be without receiver Julian Edelman for an undetermined period of... Read more ...