Francesco Caselli, Alexander Ludwig, Rick van der Ploeg 08 October 2021

The target for global warming agreed on in the 2015 Paris Agreement implies that effective policies must be implemented to reduce emissions for the whole planet as soon as possible and reach net zero in the second half of the 21st century. This eBook, with contributions from economists working in more than 18 countries, provides timely and concise recommendations on achievable and efficient climate change policies that can be fast-tracked into implementation.

Thorsten Beck, Yung Chul Park 16 September 2021

The recent wave of financial innovation related to digitalisation has the potential to change the landscape of financial service providers quite dramatically, including with the emergence of FinTechvand BigTech companies as major players in the financial system. The chapters in this eBook analyse the pattern and progress of financial digitalisation across the globe and across a number of different dimensions and draw conclusions for regulatory policies.

Lucrezia Reichlin, Klaus Adam, Warwick J. McKibbin, Michael McMahon, Ricardo Reis, Giovanni Ricco, Beatrice Weder di Mauro 01 September 2021

The ECB recently completed an eighteen-month strategy review, published in July 2021, with the aim of innovating on both the design and the magnitude of its policy responses. This report, authored by senior European economists and written in parallel to the official review, provides a timely and clear framework to assess the current changes to and future evolution of the ECB’s strategy.

Bernard Hoekman, Xinquan Tu, Dong Wang 12 July 2021

Joint leadership by China and the EU to establish a balanced work programme spanning old and new issues of interest to all WTO members is necessary to safeguard the rules-based trade order. This book, a product of a Horizon 2020 research project (RESPECT), brings together essays written by teams of European and Chinese trade policy experts, who explore possible paths to revitalise the WTO. 

Ana Fernandes, Nadia Rocha, Michele Ruta 23 June 2021

This CEPR-World Bank eBook brings together leading experts in international trade from academia and policy institutions to provide new analysis on the determinants of deep trade agreements, how they affect trade and non-trade outcomes, and how they might shape trade relations in a post-COVID-19 world.

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