Working Papers

P. Guerrieri, P. C. Padoan – “European competitiveness and strategic autonomy”: The European Union and the double challenge

The European Commission released its latest package of economic security measures at the end of January 2024. It includes a broad range of initiatives: enhancing screening for inbound and outbound investments, controlling sensitive exports, and increasing research funding for dual-use technology. The package implements and further develops the European Economic Security Strategy launched in June 2023. The objective is to foster growth, defend the EU against unfair trade practices, and collaborate with allies, aligning it with the principles of "promoting, protecting, and partnering".

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