17 Aug 2017

Will the DSM Strategy Spur Innovation?

Andrea Renda


Andrea Renda has contributed a policy analysis to the Forum section of the July issue of Intereconomics, which is devoted to the European Digital Single Market. The article can be downloaded here, along with other contributions on this question.

The European Commission identified the completion of the Digital Single Market (DSM) as one of its ten priorities in 2014. This vision was then sharpened with an ambitious and comprehensive strategy document in May 2015, and was later translated into several policy initiatives, covering every layer of the digital ecosystem and a plethora of economic sectors.  All these actions will lead to a thorough overhaul of EU rules affecting the online economy, from the digital infrastructure to platforms, cybersecurity, ecommerce, copyright and media …

Andrea Renda is Senior Research Fellow and Head of Regulatory Policy Unit.