About: economic policy

Elections 28-02-2017

Populist economic policy and how to respond to it

It is crucial to explain to voters what the populist agenda is, why it is misleading and how national governments and the EU can respond, writes Ifo President Clemens Fuest.
Economy & Jobs 15-01-2015

The EU ideal must uphold solidarity above all

The European Union is seldom depicted as a successful economic story - a body of countries committed to the principles of the freedom of movement of goods and capital, as well as free trade, writes Victor Negrescu.

Germany’s economic upswing set to ‘weaken’

The German upswing will continue next year "but will clearly weaken", raising the question of how it first came about, writes Hans-Werner Sinn of the University of Munich.
EU Priorities 2020 26-09-2007

The EU’s international economic relations: How many voices?

Published in Bruegel's collection of essays Fragmented Power: Europe and the Global Economy, Benoît Coeuré and Jean Pisani-Ferry's contribution assesses the problems faced by the EU in its attempts to play a leading role on the world stage.

Prospects for the Lisbon Strategy

This paper by Daniel Gros for the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) analyses the predicament of the original EU-15 member states as they face a weakening economy in terms of both demand and supply.