Economic policy

Guide

15 Mar 2019
10

The aim of this briefing is to provide some context for the 2019-20 Budget based on the latest economic and fiscal forecasts released at the 2018-19 MYEFO in December 2018. The figures are current at the time of publication but the government’s economic and fiscal...

Transcript

12 Mar 2019
122

This speech, by Reserve Bank Deputy Governor, Guy Debelle, examines how climate change affects the objectives of monetary policy and some of the challenges that arise in thinking about climate change.

Report

Final report
11 Mar 2019
76

This report argues that, with a well-managed 'just transition', the north of England has the potential to become the new heartland for a low-carbon energy economy.

Report

8 Mar 2019
2

This paper recommends a framework for strengthening US–EU trade relations and achieving successful trade talks in the current era of protectionism.

Report

4 Mar 2019
9

The European Commission adopted a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan. The report presents the main achievements under the Action Plan and sketches out future challenges to shaping our economy and paving the way towards a climate-neutral, circular economy where...

Working paper

4 Mar 2019
10

The analysis served to, assess what extent EU policy tools addressing products are supporting circular, sustainable products. The analysis found there is potential for further strengthening the policies, especially as concerns the circular design of products such as textiles and furniture. Also, more could be...

Working paper

4 Mar 2019
4

Improving the quality and economics of plastics recycling is a core objective of the European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy. The Strategy announces a series of actions to achieve this objective, from improving product design to boosting recycled content in products to improving...

Report

A report by the Informal Commission Expert Group “Support to Circular Economy Financing”
4 Mar 2019
83

To improve the conditions for financing circular economy projects, the EU Expert Group on Circular Economy Financing analysed barriers and identified the main areas where incentives need to be provided.

Report

27 Feb 2019
23

This briefing outlines three challenges facing the UK: regional inequality, centralisation of power and a lack of community voice. The new Shared Prosperity Fund, which will replace EU structural funding, could address these issues if it is designed appropriately.

Journal article

25 Feb 2019
10

Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from fossil fuels and industry increased by 2.2% per year on average between 2005 and 2015. Global emissions need to peak and decline rapidly to limit climate change to well below 2 °C of warming, which is one of...

Working paper

21 Feb 2019
54

This White Paper, produced as part of the World Economic Forum System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Long-Term Investing, Infrastructure and Development , envisions how policy-makers, particularly those from fossil-fuel-rich economies, can apply private-sector investment techniques to transform their economies in preparation for a...

Report

14 Feb 2019
281

CEDA’s 2019 Economic and Political Overview looks back at the economic and political events that shaped 2018, as well as looking ahead to 2019. A new addition for 2019 is an overview of policy and how it relates to economic and political outcomes. Issues are...

Policy report

12 Feb 2019
137

This paper discusses the history of cash refunds of excess franking credits, and the impact abolition would have on taxpayers, markets and revenue.

Report

7 Feb 2019
38

This paper argues that to increase potential growth, Russia needs comprehensive economic and institutional reforms that, in turn, will be conditioned by political reforms and by improved economic and political relationships with the United States, the European Union and Russia’s neighbours.

Policy report

6 Feb 2019
18

Socialism brings poverty and oppression. The ignorance of so many as to why only a market economy is capable of bringing prosperity and political freedom is a major problem. Too many believe a socialist utopia can be achieved if only the right people took the...

Commentary

30 Jan 2019
13

Labor’s economic policies might seem like a life raft to the Coalition, writes Paul Rodan.

Report

24 Jan 2019
10

The report reveals the annual value of global e-waste as over $62.5 billion, more than the GDP of most countries. It calls for an overhaul of the current electronics system, emphasising the need for a circular economy in which resources are not extracted, used and...

Working paper

24 Jan 2019
1

This whitepaper is published as part of the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE), a public‑private collaboration mechanism and project accelerator dedicated to bringing about the circular economy at speed and scale.

The whitepaper examines the plastics packaging and consumer electronics industries. It...

Report

22 Jan 2019
89

New energy technologies are cheaper than fossil fuels for electricity and will soon be cheaper for transport. Engineers have increased the feasibility ceiling of renewables to far above the current penetration levels in most countries. Meanwhile, there is rising global concern about local pollution and...

Guide

22 Jan 2019
6

The European Commission authorized a study to support the identification of the best practices that contribute to a Circular Economy in extractive waste management plans (EWMPs). This document is the first deliverable of this study, the guidance document focusing on:

The prevention or reduction...

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