The Economy and Financial Affairs Department analyses the real and financial drivers of medium/long-term growth.
This horizon means that the team is interested mainly in structural policies supporting potential growth (competition policies, innovation policies, market regulations and taxation) and specifying the conditions for financial and environmental sustainability of the dynamics at work.
In this respect, the Department combines macro and micro-economic approaches. It draws on academic projects, modelling, the opinion of experts or economic players to support its analyses and recommendations.
The exceptional scale of the crisis which has hit the global economy since autumn 2008 has substantially influenced the direction of recent work, with a particular focus on policies, institutions, and governance methods which would help to stabilise, sustain and balance European and global growth.
Analyze the financial framework (regulatory and financial cycle, union bank) and its interaction with monetary policy leads to leads for their construction and coordination. (...)read more
Women entrepreneurs are not as numerous as they should. Does it brake specific female entrepreneurship? Is it of socio-demographic factors such as level of education or number of children, or (...)read more
To what extent and through what channels the public research organizations manage to develop their work? Learn from foreign experience can clarify the diagnosis and to consider ways to improve. (...)read more
The recent financial crisis has highlighted that price stability does not ensure financial stability. In light of the previous regulation shortcomings, financial regulation reforms focus on (...)read more
IFRS accounting standards were included in the balance sheets of banks most of derivative financial instruments that we consider here under the term "off-balance" the price of a certain (...)read more
Real convergence has not occurred in Europe . However, a union of heterogeneous countries keeps its meaning if the relationship is a source of additional value. It is possible to identify the (...)read more