Dr. Daniel Gros, Director, CEPS
Prof. Paul De Grauwe, Associate Senior Fellow, and University of Leuven
Dr. Miroslav Beblavy, Associate Senior Fellow, and Member of the Slovak Parliament
Jorgen Mortensen, Associate Senior Fellow
Dr. Cinzia Alcidi, LUISS Research Fellow
Dr. Mikkel Barslund, Research Fellow
Dr. Jorge Nuñez Ferrer, Associate Research Fellow
Dr. Anna-Elisabeth Thum, Associate Research Fellow
Ilaria Maselli, Researcher
Elisa Martellucci, Research Assistant
The Energy and Climate Change unit addresses a broad spectrum of challenges with an EU, policy-oriented focus and in the wider geopolitical context. The unit also acts as a ‘club’ for both EU and non-EU stakeholders and decision-makers to discuss and analyse possible solutions to today’s energy and climate challenges and to promote these solutions.
Our programme is based on the proven format of combining in-depth research with stakeholder discussions and review. The...
The EU foreign policy unit of CEPS has been extending its research and outreach activities progressively since 1999, when it was triggered into activity by the war over Kosovo. There followed other projects concerning conflict regions in the vicinity of the EU in the several years that followed: the Balkans, Cyprus, the Caucasus, the Middle East. Since the initiation of the European Neighbourhood Policy in 2004 there has been a continuous stream of projects concerning EU policy towards Eastern...
In the area of financial markets and institutions, CEPS runs one research unit and two independent research institutes:
The Financial Institutions and Prudential Policy Unit (FIPP, since 2006)
The European Capital Markets Institute (ECMI, since July 2005)
The European Credit Research Institute (ECRI, since 1999)
They aim at analyzing European financial market integration and at recommending steps to be taken to overcome hurdles to more integration, which is a key in the...
Senior Associate Research Fellow: Prof. Johan F.M. Swinnen
Research Assistant: Louise Knops
Research Assistant Kristine Van Herck
DESCRIPTION OF WORK & PROJECTS
In a context of rising food prices, increasing market concentration and scarcity of resources, the global and European food systems are facing major challenges. Food security plays a significant role in global development and political changes. At the same time, the EU is in the midst of reforming its Common Agricultural Policy (CAP...
The members of the Section include:
Senior Associate Research Fellow: Prof. Dr. Elspeth Guild
Senior Research Fellow & Head of Justice and Home Affairs Programme : Dr. Sergio Carrera
Associate Senior Research Fellow: Dr. Peter Hobbing
Project Coordinator: Miriam Mir
Research Fellow: Joanna Parkin
Researchers: Katharina Eisele and Nicholas Hernanz
DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITIES
The Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Programme at CEPS...
The Politics & Institutions unit is engaged in a number of research activities revolving around the main institutional and political challenges facing the EU, such as the new economic governance, renewed concerns about democratic legitimacy, increasing public discontent, the elections to the new European Parliament and the new European Commission. Some of these activities are carried out in the framework of the European Policy Institutes Network (EPIN), which brings...
The CEPS Regulatory Affairs Programme was launched in January 2005 with the aim of exploring policy and regulatory challenges in the following areas:
Trade Developments and Policy
CEPS Digital Forum
Since January 2006 the CEPS Regulatory Affairs Programme (RAP) is coordinating the European Network for Better Regulation (ENBR-, that started as a three-year programme funded by the European Commission under...
The core issues of the trade policy unit have evolved in line with changes in the policy agenda. During the early years of the 2004 enlargement, the focus of the unit was on the development of trade and investment relations with the ‘new periphery’ as well as EU’s trade relation with its exiting (e.g. US and Japan) and emerging trade partners (e.g. China and ASEAN). Later the policy agenda have concentrated on the developments in multilateral trade negotiations and...