How to Safeguard Sustainable Finance for the EU?

Save the Date: EconPol’s Annual Conference, 25–26 November
Europe’s Pandemic Politics – EEAG Special Report | Immigration and the Rise of the Far Right | Bitcoin Pricing | Interest Rates & Monetary Policy | Public Sector Purchasing | Lockdown & Liquidity: The Case of France
Tax Incentives for Research and Development: Is There an Optimal Policy Mix?
SAVE THE DATE | EconPol Europe Annual Conference 2020 | 25–26 November

How to Safeguard Sustainable Finance for the EU?
This year’s conference will be held exclusively online, with broadcasts from across Europe and exclusive online content. The theme of the conference will be ‘How to Safeguard Sustainable Finance for the EU?’, with a panel discussion on ‘Balancing New Challenges and Sustainable and Inclusive Growth for Europe’. Academic panels will cover topics including EU integration, climate change, public sector productivity and procurement, with a special panel from the EEAG. We’ll share details of our keynote speaker and panelists after our summer break.

8–9 October:
15–17 October:
The 2020 Franco-German Fiscal Policy Seminar
CESifo-EconPol Europe Workshop, ‘Public Policy Evaluation and Optimal Policy Design’
The corona pandemic has created a health and economic crisis without modern parallel. In this special edition of the EEAG report, authors including EconPol’s Clemens Fuest examine the effects of the crisis and how Europe can react effectively.
Has immigration contributed to the rise of rightwing extremist parties in Europe? According to Anthony Edo and Yvonne Giesing, the degree of economic and social integration of immigrants plays an important role in the formation of anti-immigrant sentiment.
In our latest working paper, researchers offer an equilibrium model of cryptocurrency pricing and confront it to new data on bitcoin transactional benefits and costs.
Hernán D Seoane has reviewed the main theories of interest rate determination and studied the dynamics of the real interest in the US to find the real interest rates among monetary policy regimes.
Annika Havlik and Friedrich Heinemann have investigated trends in the rules and country allocations of the Eurosystem’s PSPP and PEPP. They suggest that public purchasing programs are sliding down a slippery slope into dangerous territory.
Stefano Schiavo and co-authors have examined evidence on French firms recently published by the OFCE-SciencesPo to assess the policy options facing European. Their simulation of the impact of Covid-19 confinement measures estimates an increase in insolvencies of almost 80%.
Jennifer Baker was joined by  İrem Güçeri (EconPol Europe, Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford) and Ruzica Rakic (DG Research & Innovation, European Commission) for our final lunch debate with CEPS before the summer break. Watch the video of their discussion on the optimal policy mix for incentivizing R&D.
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