Publications

Our publications aim to provide in-depth information on issues that are at the forefront of the European agenda, including commentary, research, and policy recommendations.

LEAP produces policy briefs, working papers, five bullets and a monthly newsletter. All publications are available online.

Policy Briefs

R. Perissich: A tale of four balls and one grenade

After the 2016 Brexit referendum, the UK and the EU have gone through more than 3 years of negotiations that were someti...

February 28, 2020

R. Tamborini: Beware of pitfalls in the Review of Policy Strategy of the European Central Bank

After taking office on November 1, 2019, the most important announcement from the new President of the European Central ...

January 24, 2020

C. Bastasin: Italy and Germany in Trump’s cross hairs

While the US and China trade rift is settling down, President Trump is setting his sights on Europe and, surprisingly, I...

January 17, 2020

L. Codogno, M. Monti: Taking stock of Christine Lagarde’s challenges at the ECB

Christine Lagarde’s reign at the European Central Bank (ECB) has heralded a shift not in the monetary policy field, bu...

January 14, 2020

C. Bastasin: The Year of “Eufouria”

The resolve of a self-professed geopolitical European Commission will be severely tested in the coming months. President...

January 14, 2020

L. Bini Smaghi: Is the ECB at risk of becoming an underachiever?

Over the past eight years the European Central Bank has systematically failed to achieve its primary objective of price ...

January 10, 2020

C. Bastasin: German political earthquake may have consequences on the banking union and the ESM

A change of leadership in the Social Democratic Party (SPD), the junior partner in the German coalition government, may ...

November 28, 2019

L. Codogno – The fiscal stimulus that is not: why there is no fiscal expansion in sight for the eurozone

As in Peter Pan’s fictional island of Neverland, people in Euroland refuse to grow up and face reality. The “never-n...

November 13, 2019

C. Bastasin: The strange reasons why Europe will have a “Golden Rule” in 2020

As recently as the beginning of 2018, the International Monetary Fund issued one of its most upbeat economic forecasts i...

October 23, 2019

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