European societies are ageing. Longer working lives in most countries mean that the workforce is ageing even faster. This workshop addresses a number of central issues related to these trends. What will be the implications for labour productivity and economic growth?
The Capital Markets Union (CMU) Action Plan set out a programme of actions aiming at overcoming information barriers that prevent SMEs and prospective investors from identifying new opportunities to secure funding and to make investments, respectively.
Tax optimisation is widespread among large corporations and high-wealth individuals. Although most practices are legal, aggressive tax planning can have the consequence of reducing tax revenues and unfairly distributing the burden across taxpayers.
While short-terms effects from migration have received much attention, the IMF's latest research examines the longer-term impact of migration on the GDP per capita, and hence standards of living, of receiving advanced economies.