Meeting the EU’s climate and energy goals will mean ramping up public investment via a permanent fund.
The ECB should not hike interest rates
Europe’s central bank is under pressure to raise interest rates to counter rising inflation. It should resist it.
Higher public debt = lower growth?
The pandemic-induced crisis has seen fiscal policy relaxed. Ill-evidenced orthodoxy must not be allowed to reinstate austerity.
Corporate tax cuts do not boost growth
Implicit in the global ‘race to the bottom’ on corporation tax in recent decades has been that this favours growth. Yet does it?