- A populist surge in the May 2019 elections could change the face of the EU forever
Fredrik Erixon writes about the populist surge in the May 2019 elections.
- The Shift to East: China, US Dollar, and the New Multipolar World
Miriam L. Campanella argues that the controversial trade policy initiated by Trump’s Administration, aimed at shrinking imports and relaunching America’s Manufacturing Renaissance, is set to have critical consequences on the dollar’s dominance.
- Is a Second Brexit Referendum Likely?
Fredrik Erixon interviewed by CNBC about the likelihood of a second Brexit referendum.
- Productive services with the help of internet technologies
Erik van der Marel writes about productive services with the help of internet technologies on the ADBI’s blog.
- Online platforms and the future of European integration: why they deliver on what EU governments fail to achieve
Matthias Bauer writes about online platforms and the future of European integration.
- The Cost of Data Protectionism
Erik van der Marel and Martina Ferracane write on Voxeu.org.
- ZPP and ECIPE discuss new efforts to create the Digital Single Market
Fredrik Erixon and Philipp Lamprecht comment on the questions of what are the key areas for digital change in the near future and how can Europe make greater progress towards creating a Digital Single Market.
- Behind tariff chaos, a world rethinking trade ties
Fredrik Erixon comments in the CS Monitor the US tariff hikes and global trade.
- Sverige behöver mer innovation (in Swedish)
Fredrik Erixon opines in Sydsvenskan that Sweden should fear absence of technological change rather than an abundance of it.
- Sweden’s political panic attack
Fredrik Erixon takes stock of the Swedish election in the Spectator.
- In Search of an Effective Trade Policy for the Film Industry: Lessons from Korea
- In Eurasia New Financial Centers Are In Offing: Is Shanghai Ready For Prime-Time? – OpEd
Miriam Campanella sheds light on some fresh developments in Eurasia, where the re-emergence of new financial centers, from Frankfurt, Paris, Amsterdam, to Shanghai, Mumbai, Astana, and the creation of new, bold competitors reveal a renewed interest in the role of...
- Brexit: and so we approach what negotiators call the “end-game”
The most likely outcome is a soft exit says a former Assistant Director at the Department for International Trade
- Parliament can squabble but the Brexit fundamentals have not changed
David Henig says it’s a hard border or a close relationship with Europe. Pick one
- Talk of a second Brexit referendum is merely a distraction
David Henig says it’s time now for honesty from politicians: we can’t have everything we want from Brexit – the EU is a bigger player
- Bei Steuern handlungsunfähig: Auch Digitalsteuer gescheitert
Matthias Bauer quoted by Kurier (Austria) on the myths and misconceptions in the debate about a tax on digital services.
- Un tête à tête au G20?
Fredrik Erixon interviewed by Euronews about the G20 summit.
- Europe’s Digital Tax Fangs Would Bite More Than Google, Facebook
Matthias Bauer quoted by BloombergTax on Digital Services Tax.
- Some countries ‘more comfortable’ with interim deal on digital tax, EU diplomats say
Matthias Bauer quoted on Digital Services Tax.
- EU Digital Tax Deal By Year-End Realistic, Diplomat Says
Matthias Bauer quoted by Law360 on the digital services tax.
- ECIPE’s work on data localization mentioned in UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2018
ECIPE’s work on data localization has been mentioned in the UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2018 which this year is dedicated to economic development in a digital world.
- ECIPE’s DTE report and working papers used in WTO’s World Trade Report 2018
ECIPE’s DTE work regarding the DTRI and the first two ECIPE DTE working papers are mentioned and used for the WTO’s World Trade Report 2018, which this year is especially dedicated to digital trade.
- VDMA and EU discuss how to deal with investments from China
A summary of the event on the future of EU-China investment relations with representatives from the European Commission and the European Parliament (in German).
- Brexit is not good news for the UK economy
Roderick Abbott gives his opinion on Brexit, with a well deserved dose of scepticism
- UK blockchain experiment could cut customs red tape
Nicolas Botton comments on the obstacles preventing Blockchain technology from being a solution for the customs issues that Brexit will create
- Hit them in the Harleys: EU fights Trump tariffs
David Henig comments on the EU’s response to Trump’s tariffs
- We Will Not Negotiate Under Threat
Fredrik Erixon comments in the Atlantic the tariff affair between the EU and the US
- EU Finance Chiefs Urged to Use Digital Tax to Fill Brexit Hole
Fredrik Erixon comments in Bloomberg the digital taxes proposed in Europe
- Cautious crony organisations stifle innovation
Fredrik Erixon’s book, The Innovation Illusion, is reviewed in the Times
- Trump and Protectionism
Frederik Erixon talks to Dukascopy TV about Trump and growing protections
- New Policy Brief: What the 2018 (and 2020) Elections Mean for U.S. Trade Policy
- New Policy Brief: Impasse in the WTO Dispute Settlement Body: Consequences and Responses
- New Policy Brief: The EU-Japan EPA – Freer, Fairer and more Open Trading System
- New Occasional Paper: The Cost of Fiscal Unilateralism: Potential Retaliation Against the EU Digital Services Tax (DST)
- New Policy Brief: Online Platforms, Economic Integration and Europe’s Rent-Seeking Society: Why Online Platforms Deliver on What EU Governments Fail to Achieve
- New Policy Brief: 5G and National Security: After Australia’s Telecom Sector Security Review
- New Five Freedoms Policy Brief: The Next Steps for the Digital Single Market: From Where do We Start?
- New Five Freedoms Policy Brief: Cooperation in Europe’s Digital Economy: How do Countries Position Themselves?
- New Working Paper: Do Data Policy Restrictions Inhibit Trade in Services?
- New Working Paper: Do Data Policy Restrictions Impact the Productivity Performance of Firms and Industries?
- New Policy Brief: The Swiss Cheese of Trade Policy: The Case Against Product Exclusions in Trade Agreements
- New Policy Brief: The UK’s First International Trade Negotiation – Agriculture at the WTO
- New Occasional Paper: Five Questions about the Digital Services Tax to Pierre Moscovici
- New Policy Brief: Europe and South-East Asia: An Exercise in Diplomatic Patience
- New Policy Brief: Assessing UK Trade Policy Readiness