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

C. Bastasin – MR. SCHÄUBLE’S ULTIMATE WEAPON: The Automatic Restructuring of Public Debt

A German plan for revamping the euro-area proposes an automatic mechanism for sovereign debt-restructuring. This mechani...

December 18, 2015

G. L. Tosato – THE EUROPEAN MONETARY UNION (EMU): Evolution and Legal Challenges

The implementation of a genuine EMU, as outlined in the Four/Five Presidents reports, calls for an investigation into th...

December 17, 2015

S. Micossi – The real match over debt: The proposal for a European System of Deposit Insurance

The European Commission’s proposal for the creation of a European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS) triggered a part...

December 1, 2015

C. Bastasin: THE EURO AND THE END OF 20TH CENTURY POLITICS

The European crisis has been a political crisis that questions our understanding of national democracies in the new glob...

November 1, 2015

S. Micossi: THREE THINGS TO DO TO STRENGTHEN EUROZONE ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE

Mu main points on economic governance reforms to strengthen stability and revive growth in Europe centre on risk, discip...

October 15, 2015

C. Bastasin: FIRMS’ GROWTH SHOULD INSPIRE BRUSSELS’ REMARKS ON ITALY’S POLITICAL ECONOMY

For the first time, in the upcoming days, the Eurogroup and the European Council will take account of the Commission’s...

October 5, 2015

L. Codogno – ITALY’S BUDGET OUTLOOK: STRETCHING FLEXIBILITY TO THE LIMIT

The Italian government will present the Budget by 15 October, following recently announced main fiscal targets. Fiscal p...

October 1, 2015

S. Micossi: QUIS CUSTODIET IPSOS CUSTODES?

QUIS COSTODIET IPSOS CUSTODES? is a Latin phrase from Satires by Roman poet Juvenal. Literally translated to “Who will...

September 29, 2015

M. Messori: HOW TO CREATE A NEW EUROPEAN PLAN FOR INVESTMENT

The Greek crisis which began six years ago, is an extreme case that has brought to light deficiencies of the euro area. ...

September 10, 2015

Working Papers

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Five Bullets

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