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Director’s Cut: The Green New Deal

In this Director's Cut of 'The Sound of Economics', Guntram Wolff and Simone Tagliapietra discuss the division of tasks for the new EU commissioners, following Ursua Von der Leyen's announcement of roles on 10th September. They specifically zoom in on the role of the Green Deal, one of the flagship projects of this commission.The layout of the commission has largely changed this year. A key part being that there are now three executive Vice Presidents, driving three main economic issues....

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Economic priorities for new EU leadership

Europe is no longer in crisis mode. However, it remains vulnerable; it is unprepared and it is procrastinating. Following European elections this May, new leaders are about to take their positions at the main European institutions for the next 5 years. They have the power in their hands to take action. But more importantly, they have the power to convene 28 states, which, if united, can play a significant global role. What are the urgent challenges that require collective European action?...

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The Coming Clash Between Climate and Trade

The new leaders of the European Union, who have relentlessly championed open markets, will, ironically, likely trigger a conflict between climate preservation and free trade. But this clash is unavoidable, and how Europe and the world manage it will help to determine the fate of globalisation, if not that of the climate.The incoming president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has laid out a highly ambitious climate agenda. In her first 100 days in office, she intends to...

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Europe’s citizens say they want a more political EU

The recent European Parliament election suggests that a growing share of European voters sees things differently from national governments. Whereas citizens clearly used their votes to express policy preferences, very few governments are ready for a more political EU leadership. By: Jean Pisani-Ferry Date: June 4, 2019 Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance This article was published by Project Syndicate. The most...

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European Parliament election results: The long view

Following the latest European elections, the author updates his previous analysis of trends in the share of European Parliament seats among ‘mainstream’ and ‘non-mainstream’ parties. By: Nicolas Véron Date: May 29, 2019 Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Comments about the European Parliament election results are predictably all over the place, and typically reveal more about the commentator than anything else. To...

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Director’s Cut: Reflections on the European elections

Bruegel director Guntram Wolff hosts Ferdinando Giugliano, columnist for Bloomberg and La Repubblica, and Krzysztof Blusz, political analyst and senior fellow at WiseEuropa – Centre for European Strategy, for a discussion about the results of the European elections, both across Europe and within the states of Italy and Poland. By: The Sound of Economics Date: May 29, 2019 Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance An...

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Backstage: Key policy positions of the Spitzenkandidaten

Giuseppe Porcaro hosts Bruegel director Guntram Wolff and visiting fellow Rebecca Christie to reflect on the key policy positions taken by the candidates for the European Commission presidency, ahead of May's elections. By: The Sound of Economics Date: May 21, 2019 Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance European elections are fast approaching. With them comes not just a visit to the polls, but the beginning of a...

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Spitzenkandidaten visions for the future of Europe’s economy

What are the different political visions for the future of Europe’s economy? Bruegel and the Financial Times organised a debate series with lead candidates from six political parties in the run-up to the 2019 European elections. By: Giuseppe Porcaro Date: May 8, 2019 Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance European elections are coming, sending voters to the polls to weigh in on the European Union’s next leadership...

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