February 3, 2015
Editorial - IAI - G. Tosato: How to Pursue a More Efficient and Legitimate European Economic Governance
February 3, 2016 – Istituto Affari Internationali (IAI) published a working paper by SEP Senior Fellow Gian Luigi Tosato, in which he discusses ways to improve productivity, job creation, and social fairness in the European Monetary
January 29, 2015
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, "My take on EQE (Eurozone QE)"
The implementation of QE by the European central bank may be more effective than what many observers have suggested. There are however still some uncertainties and some potential contradictions with other instruments, in particular the OMT. Many observers...
January 29, 2015
Restarting long term financing in Europe
On Thursday, January 29th, the BAFFI CAREFIN Centre for Applied Research on International Markets, Banking, Finance and Regulation (Università Bocconi) the Green Paper “Restarting European Long-Term Investment Finance” (RELTIF), produced by CEPR...
January 23, 2015
Carlo Bastasin, "Quel bivio tra euforia e depressione nera"
Sotto una pressione politica e mediatica priva di precedenti, Mario Draghi è riuscito a far approvare a larga maggioranza dal consiglio della Bce un'operazione di allentamento monetario di dimensioni almeno doppie rispetto alle attese.
January 22, 2015
Mario Draghi: Introductory statement to the press conference
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, Frankfurt am Main, 22 January 2015 "Ladies and gentlemen, the Vice-President and I are very pleased to welcome you to our press conference. Let me wish you all a Happy New Year. I would also like to take this...
January 14, 2015
Stability and Growth Pact: Commission issues guidance to encourage structural reforms and investment
Strasbourg, 13 January 2015 The European Commission has presented today detailed new guidance on how it will apply the existing rules of the Stability and Growth Pact to strengthen the link between structural reforms, investment and fiscal...
December 1, 2014
Daniel Gros, "The Juncker Plan: from €21 to €315 billion, through smoke and mirrors"
What is the precise problem to be solved by the ‘Juncker plan’? It is the ‘investment gap’, which is estimated by the European Commission to be around €300 billion. On the face of it, the €315 billion euro announced by Juncker as additional...