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.
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
M. Messori – The frying pan burns less than the fire: Why Italy should not go out of the euro
Leaving the euro or staying in the area is not an alternative that offers symmetrical advantages and disadvantages to It...
May 30, 2014
C. Bastasin: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF LETTA AND RENZI
The dynamics of the Euro-crisis can help explain the sudden changes of language and protagonists in Italian politics. On...
May 15, 2014
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