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  • A new strategy for EU-Turkey energy cooperationBruegel - Publications
    December 5, 2018

    Cooperation over energy and climate issues could be one of the components of the EU-Turkey Positive Agenda. Simone Tagliapietra proposes a new strategy for EU-Turkey energy cooperation, which envisions a shift of focus from gas and electricity to fields such as renewables and nuclear energy. .....

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  • Deep Focus: Balancing distributional inequalities of climate policiesBruegel - Publications
    December 7, 2018

    Bruegel fellow Georg Zachmann talks through a Bruegel Blueprint he has co-authored, looking into the potential distributional effects of climate policies, in another episode of the Deep Focus series......

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  • A new statistical system for the European UnionBruegel - Publications
    December 12, 2018

    Quality statistics are essential to economic policy. In this essay, Andreas Georgiou demonstrates the existence of fundamental risks inherent in the European Statistical System. He argues that a paradigm shift is necessary and sets out a model that would deliver the quality statistics the European U.....

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  • Industrial producer prices down by 0.3% in euro areaEuroStat - Statistics Release
    January 4, 2019

    In November 2018, compared with October 2018, industrial producer prices fell by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In October 2018, prices increased by 0.8% in both zones......

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  • Euro area annual inflation down to 1.6%EuroStat - Statistics Release
    January 4, 2019

    Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.6% in December 2018, down from 1.9% in November 2018, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union......

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  • Volume of retail trade up by 0.6% in euro areaEuroStat - Statistics Release
    January 7, 2019

    In November 2018 compared with October 2018, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade increased by 0.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.7% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In October, the retail trade volume increased by 0.6% in .....

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  • Assortative matching in citiesVoxEU - Vox Talks
    January 6, 2019

    Large internal wage disparities between cities are a common feature in countries around the world. Using data from Germany, this column argues that one key driver of this is rising assortative matching of high-quality workers and plants in large cities. One promising strategy to reduce spatial wage .....

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  • The short-run effects of GDPR on technology venture investmentVoxEU - Vox Talks
    January 7, 2019

    The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation was a landmark piece of legislation stipulating how businesses approach consumers’ privacy with regards to data. Using EU and US data, this column explores how the legislation impacted technology venture investment. The implementation of GDPR had an im.....

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  • The return on information technologyVoxEU - Vox Talks
    January 7, 2019

    Although information technology has reshaped the way businesses operate, measuring IT capital in firms is challenging. Using an exceptionally rich firm-level dataset from Belgium, this column finds that large firms benefit more from IT than small firms, and that IT explains about 10% of the producti.....

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