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Stefan Jestl, Robert Stehrer

(Post-)pandemic employment dynamics in a comparative perspective

Policy recommendations Fiscal and monetary policies should remain expansionary to ensure that the nascent labour market recovery continues, allowing a quick recovery to pre-crisis employment levels. Fiscal policy should focus on pressing short-term needs, but also on supporting the EU’s transition to tackle challenges of the future, including the... Find out more

International taxation

Policy recommendations Progress is being made on combating corporation tax avoidance at international level. After a pause pending the results of the 2020 presidential election in the USA, discussions have resumed in an ‘inclusive framework’ within the OECD. The recent decisions by the Finance Ministers of the G7 and by the ‘Inclusive framework at... Find out more

Europe’s open strategic autonomy

Policy recommendations Policymakers should adopt an extended conception of Europe’s open strategic autonomy, including socioeconomic and environmental aspects. As policies trickle down to citizens and workers, public acceptance of related initiatives that also take into account social circumstances and environmental realities right from the... Find out more

Towards a new paradigm in open strategic autonomy?

The aim of this research paper is to review the recent emergence on the European scene of the concept of open strategic autonomy and the consequences it may have for EU action. Originally stemming from the language of the common foreign and security policy (CFSP) and the common security and defence policy (CSDP), strategic autonomy now seems to... Find out more

Séverine Picard

Fair corporate taxation

This policy brief describes the need for the sensible coordination of corporate income tax rules at international level, in particular in the context of digitalisation. In the same way that the manufacture of goods and services is fragmented along global value chains to reduce costs, corporate profits also transit through several countries in order... Find out more

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August 30, 2021

How fit is Next Generation EU in addressing the challenges ahead?

Now that the summer is coming to an end and most of us are back at work, we hope to return to a typical working year – one in which the virus is under control, and we can welcome you again to our... Find out more