Transfers to the most vulnerable, lower taxes, price regulation... European countries are taking steps to contain inflation. Do the measures all rely on the same levers? Are some strategies more effective than others? Here's an overview.
The impact of closing the borders across the Channel at the same time as the COVID-19 pandemic is difficult to assess. But a few clues make it possible to draw up an initial assessment.
The European recovery plan is in a bad state. Already criticized for its slow implementation, the European Union now faces another issue with Germany, as the German Constitutional Court suspended on March 25 the ratification process of the "Next generation EU" plan at the national level.
The United States are spending more money and more rapidly to support their economy than the Europeans are doing. And even if Biden's relief plan will result in higher imports, it is not the eurozone that will benefit the most from it.
The most recent research suggests that Brexit will further deepen Britain’s already yawning regional inequalities, especially between London and the North of England.
The handful of trade deals that the British government has so far concluded with non-EU countries will not fully compensate for the loss of the European market.
With two months to go before the end of the transition period, the Brexit negotiations between London and Brussels are stuck. Aurélien Antoine, professor of public law at the University of Saint-Etienne and director of the Brexit Observatory, deciphers what is at stake in the coming weeks.