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   Deep Focus: How healthcare affects the macroeconomy
Bruegel - Publications
31-Aug-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/08/deep-focus-how-healthcare-affects-the-macroeconomy/

In a new podcast series looking specifically at Bruegel research, Zsolt Darvas expounds on the themes of a research paper he has co-written on the macroeconomic implications of healthcare.....
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   Backstage: Next steps towards banking and capital markets union in Europe
Bruegel - Publications
4-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/backstage-next-steps-towards-banking-and-capital-markets-union-in-europe/

Bruegel senior fellow Nicolas Véron talks with Jörg Kukies, state secretary at the German finance ministry, about the next steps to the banking union project in Europe, as well as the potential challenges that lie ahead.....
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   Energy in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities
Bruegel - Publications
5-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/energy-in-africa-challenges-and-opportunities/

Bruegel fellow Simone Tagliapietra co-authored a new book on energy in Africa.....
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   High public debt in euro-area countries: comparing Belgium and Italy
Bruegel - Publications
6-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/high-public-debt-in-euro-area-countries-comparing-belgium-and-italy/

This Policy Contribution looks at the evolution of public debt in Belgium and Italy since 1990 and uses the debt dynamics equation to explain the contrasting evolution in the two countries in the run-up to the introduction of the euro, during the early years of the euro and since the beginning of th....
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   The economic potential and risks of crypto assets: is a regulatory framework needed?
Bruegel - Publications
6-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/the-economic-potential-and-risks-of-crypto-assets-is-a-regulatory-framework-needed/

What is the economic potential and the risks of crypto assets? Regulators and supervisors have taken great interest in these new markets. This Policy Contribution is a version of a paper written at the request of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the informal ECOFIN me....
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   Electrification in sub-Saharan Africa: The role of international institutions
Bruegel - Publications
11-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/electrification-in-sub-saharan-africa-the-role-of-international-institutions/

Bruegel fellow Simone Tagliapietra contributed to the new issue of the 'Oxford Energy Forum' with an article on the role of international and European financing institutions in fostering the electrification of Africa. ....
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   The EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework and some implications for CESEE countries
Bruegel - Publications
12-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/the-eus-multiannual-financial-framework-and-some-implications-for-cesee-countries/

Bruegel scholars Zsolt Darvas and Guntram Wolff contributed to the September 2018 edition of the OeNB's Focus on European Economic Integration.....
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   Director’s Cut: Europe’s migration policy challenge
Bruegel - Publications
14-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/directors-cut-europes-migration-policy-challenge/

Immigration is one of the most contentious policy matters currently facing the EU. In this Director’s Cut of ‘The Sound of Economics’ Bruegel director Guntram Wolff welcomes Ana Palacio, member of the Spanish council of state and former foreign affairs minister, as well as Bruegel visiting fel....
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   One size does not fit all: European integration by differentiation
Bruegel - Publications
19-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/one-size-does-not-fit-all/

The need for reform of the EU is increasingly urgent. The authors of this policy brief suggest a new governance model, combining a bare-bones EU with a 'Europe of clubs'. Such reform would offer scope for broad membership without stalling the process of integration for those that wish to pursue it.....
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   Backstage: Developing the EU-China relationship amid rising global trade tensions
Bruegel - Publications
20-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/backstage-developing-the-eu-china-relationship-amid-rising-global-trade-tensions/

Bruegel director Guntram Wolff is joined by Alicia García-Herrero, senior fellow at Bruegel, and Zhang Weiwei, director at The China Institute of Fudan University, following up a Bruegel conference focused on the potential for closer economic links between China and the EU.....
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   Monetary policy and superstar firms
Bruegel - Blogs
4-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/monetary-policy-and-superstar-firms/

The yearly Jackson Hole gathering of central bankers has focused this year on the topic of changing market structure, the rise of superstar firms, and the implications of the way they compete for central banks.....
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   Lehman Brothers: 10 Years After
Bruegel - Blogs
10-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/lehman-brothers-10-years-after/

Ten years after the bankruptcy that shook the world, we review economists’ take on the lessons learned from the global financial crisis. ....
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   The higher yield on Italian government securities could soon be a burden for the real economy
Bruegel - Blogs
10-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/the-higher-yield-on-italian-government-securities-could-soon-be-a-burden-for-the-real-economy/

The increase in the spread between Italian (BTP) and German (Bund) government securities is directly an additional burden for Italy public finance, and thus for tax payers. But it could soon also become a burden for the real economy, as the increased yield on Italian government securities could pull....
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   Should central European EU members join the euro zone?
Bruegel - Blogs
11-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/should-central-european-eu-members-join-the-euro-zone/

Eurozone membership (or the use of a fixed exchange rate) was not a factor determining economic success in Central Europe. There were both good and bad macroeconomic performances in both the flexible and the fixed exchange rate regimes of Central European countries. The implication is that Central E....
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   The economic case for an expenditure rule in Europe
Bruegel - Blogs
13-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/the-economic-case-for-an-expenditure-rule-in-europe/

Proposals for reforming the euro area back on the agenda. An overhaul of the European fiscal rules should be on high on this agenda, because the current fiscal framework has not worked well. This column proposes substituting the numerous and complex present rules with a new, simple rule focused on l....
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   Reforming the EU fiscal framework
Bruegel - Blogs
17-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/reforming-the-eu-fiscal-framework/

Researchers have often highlighted the problematic nature of the currently very complex EU fiscal framework. Here we review economists’ views on how it should be changed. ....
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   China real estate developers: a grey rhino in the jungle of financial risks
Bruegel - Blogs
18-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/china-real-estate-developers-a-grey-rhino-in-the-jungle-of-financial-risks/

The author assesses the Chinese real estate industry’s liquidity concerns and its leverage, which is estimated to be four times higher than its global peers.....
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   China Made Two Promises in Africa. Can It Keep Them?
Bruegel - Blogs
19-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/china-made-two-promises-in-africa-can-it-keep-them/

China has committed to a market-driven relationship with Africa, as well as a new $60 billion investment plan on the continent, following the recent China-Africa summit. In this light, the author assesses the China-Africa economic relationship, suggesting those new objectives may not be so easy to a....
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   Japan must boost R&D to keep rising Chinese rivals at bay
Bruegel - Blogs
20-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/japan-must-boost-rd-to-keep-rising-chinese-rivals-at-bay/

As China shifts into a more advanced industrialised economy, Japan has slowly but surely lost to some of its comparative advantages to its rival. One possible solution to help the government keep pace would be to concentrate research and development efforts on a few key sectors where Japanese player....
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   Big Macs in big countries: an update on euro area adjustment
Bruegel - Blogs
20-Sep-2018
http://bruegel.org/2018/09/big-macs-in-big-countries-an-update-on-euro-area-adjustment/

Have prices moved in the direction of correcting real exchange rate misalignments everywhere in the euro area in recent years? Not between the largest euro-area economies, i.e. France, Germany and Italy, says evidence from the Big Mac index. However, latest trends may be working in the right directi....
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   Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area and the EU28
EuroStat - Statistics Release
11-Sep-2018
https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/9102864/2-11092018-AP-EN.pdf/dfae4d76-b958-49bf-9ea8-0066bf7ea788

The number of persons employed increased by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 in the second quarter of 2018 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2018, emp....
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   Industrial production down by 0.8% in euro area
EuroStat - Statistics Release
12-Sep-2018
https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/9102954/4-12092018-AP-EN.pdf/81d6dda4-98f3-4c96-8a81-23b5c4dec2ab

In July 2018 compared with June 2018, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.8% 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 June 2018, industrial production fell by 0.8% in the euro area and by 0....
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   Take a look at how your region compares to others
EuroStat - Statistics Release
13-Sep-2018
https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/9102834/1-13092018-AP-EN/70330485-4978-481c-b81f-dad2930ded9b

Is life expectancy in your region higher than in other regions of the European Union (EU)? What is the quality of life in your region? How much entrepreneurial activity takes place is your region? How much money is invested in research and innovation? Is your region richer than others? Which region ....
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   Annual growth in labour costs at 2.2% in euro area
EuroStat - Statistics Release
14-Sep-2018
https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/9102894/3-14092018-AP-EN/496a616d-6ae3-465a-998e-f137a242bc85

Hourly labour costs rose by 2.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.6% in the EU28 in the second quarter of 2018, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the first quarter of 2018, hourly labour costs increased by 2.1% and 2.8% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the....
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   Euro area international trade in goods surplus €17.6 bn
EuroStat - Statistics Release
14-Sep-2018
https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/9102969/6-14092018-BP-EN/aa6f0d89-4ce3-45b3-a1d8-c09fc65ed3bd

The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in July 2018 was €194.6 billion, an increase of 9.4% compared with July 2017 (€177.8 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €177.1 bn, a rise of 13.4% compared with July 2017 (€156.2 bn). As a result,....
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