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June 7, 2024

EU Regulatory Volume has Doubled Since the Treaty of Lisbon

The EU influences regulations in all member states directly through EU regulations, which have immediate legal effect within their national legislative system, and indirectly through EU directives.
May 28, 2024

Minimum Corporate Income Tax: Implementation Challenges and a Way Forward for the European Union

Globalisation-related pressures have led countries across the world to reduce CIT rates, making taxation more business-friendly. Despite the decrease in tax rates, tax revenues are not falling.
February 6, 2024

Q.E.D. Why Politicians Need an Evidence-based Approach to Policy Problems

Poor policymaking has significantly contributed to Europe’s challenges across various fields. Despite politicians’ professed commitment to evidence-based policymaking, the paper highlights how decisions are infected by populism and short-termism.
September 13, 2023

The Eternal Battle between Ideology and Expertise

In politics and policymaking, controversies and conflicts arise often. The term denotes situations where even knowledgeable, rational, and sincere actors struggle to resolve an issue purely by examining the available expertise.

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EPICENTER publications and contributions from our member think tanks are designed to promote the discussion of economic issues and the role of markets in solving economic and social problems. As with all EPICENTER publications, the views expressed here are those of the author and not EPICENTER or its member think tanks (which have no corporate view).

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EPICENTER publications and contributions from our member think tanks are designed to promote the discussion of economic issues and the role of markets in solving economic and social problems. As with all EPICENTER publications, the views expressed here are those of the author and not EPICENTER or its member think tanks (which have no corporate view).