Corporate lobbies often exert heavy pressure on member states’ decision-making in the Council of the EU, especially when it comes to making new rules and regulations. But how does the influencing work in practice?
Simon Wren-Lewis answers five basic questions concerning national debt: The country will go bankrupt When will the debt be paid off? Money could go on something more useful than paying interest Why should my taxes […]
It’s the Galileo affair of the 21st century: Has economic growth in developed countries decoupled from environmental pressures? For the last decade, the prevailing (yet unproven) answer was: yes, it has – high-income nations have greened […]