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Thinking ahead for Europe

CEPS In Brief

Our in-briefs offer timely and succinct analysis on current events and opinion pieces commentating on the latest developments in Europe.

22 Oct 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused widespread concern about debt unsustainability in both developed and emerging economies. To address this challenge,…

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19 Oct 2020

Concluding the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment would mean cementing a trade relationship on a level playing field between two of the…

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15 Oct 2020

The Next Generation EU (NGEU) recovery response to the Covid-19 crisis, one of the most ambitious EU integration projects so…

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15 Oct 2020

Both the European Commission and European Parliament now support raising the EU’s emissions reduction target for 2030, although they do…

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13 Oct 2020

A low-carbon EU economy with a fully decarbonised power sector at its core will require huge volumes of low-carbon electricity,…

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08 Oct 2020

The recent fall in both headline and core inflation in the euro area has increased pressure on the European Central…

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01 Oct 2020

Is it possible to accelerate public investment without increasing national taxes or public debt? The authors of this piece believe…

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17 Sep 2020

The EU has been struggling to integrate its capital markets for decades. Despite the broad public support shown for a…

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15 Sep 2020

History has shown that rogue leaders only understand the language of diplomacy when it is backed by force. With the…

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15 Sep 2020

After a demanding but successful first year in office, President von der Leyen now faces the daunting task of adapting…

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07 Sep 2020

Late in the evening of August 22nd, the leaders of the Irish government called on the EU Trade Commissioner, Phil Hogan, to…

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04 Sep 2020

Germany sold its first-ever federal green bond in early September. Analysts and commentators alike have displayed an elevated degree of…

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