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.
S. Micossi: Time for the ECB to bite the bullet
The time has come when the European Central Bank must act with ‘unconventional’ tools to achieve its target of an in...
January 19, 2015
V. Termini: THE TIME HAS COME FOR A EUROPEAN ENERGY UNION
After the appointment of the new European Commission, the long-awaited European Council in October ended in a set of Pol...
November 24, 2014
WAS RENZI THE REAL WINNER?
Questions about the Italy-EU fiscal dispute
After a hard-nosed negotiation, the EU Commission and the government of Italy have reached an agreement on the level of ...
October 26, 2014
C. Bastasin: WILL MERKEL CALL FOR EUROBONDS?
Quite unexpectedly, the next months might provide new momentum for Eurobonds. Although political coordination in the eur...
September 25, 2014
C. Bastasin: GERMANS’ FEAR OF PAYING THE DEBTS OF OTHER EUROPEANS
A poll conducted by a German insurance company (R+V Versicherung) revealed that for two out of three Germans, the worst ...
September 19, 2014
G. Majone – EUROPEAN UNION: THE LIMITS OF COLLECTIVE ACTION AND COLLECTIVE LEADERSHIP
While a number of political leaders, as well as some scholars and opinion makers, argue that the current crisis of EU-st...
September 9, 2014
P. Bofinger, J.-P. Fitoussi, E. Giovannini, J.Stiglitz: THE EXISTENTIAL DILEMMA OF EUROPE
Europe seemingly is facing an existential dilemma: the rules of the EU and the Eurozone were established by democratic g...
August 6, 2014
S. Micossi, F. Peirce – FLEXIBILITY CLAUSES IN THE STABILITY AND GROWTH PACT: NO NEED FOR REVISION
This Policy Brief offers an in-depth review of the Stability and Growth Pact (SGP) and looks at whether the margins of f...
July 24, 2014
C. Bastasin: GERMAN INVESTORS RESHAPING EUROPE
Accumulating further current account surpluses, the German industry will be able to shape the Euro- area productions acc...
June 29, 2014