New Europe features our briefing on DMA

10 June 2021

A transatlantic tech partnership would spur collaborations between governments and companies to rebalance the rising Chinese tech industry. With optimal innovation policies, Chinese state-sponsored and state-affiliated tech companies may be held in check. We need a transatlantic tech partnership. Today, the EU proposal is not credible, even more so with the DMA. Read the full article by the author of our briefing on DMA here.

Mace Magazine features IEM’s article on EU Covid strategy

13 May 2021

It yet remains to be seen if the vaccine will deliver the promise of a return to normal life, with no new waves of infections. European policymakers should consider adapting a zero Covid strategy to help their economies and enable more social freedoms. IEM’s Director, Cecile Philippe, writes for Mace Magazine. Read the full article here.

Liberal features our recent article on vaccine passports

7 April 2021

Overall, the best way of maximising freedom and helping to restart international travel in a way that does not damage public health is through a vaccine passport. Although the passports should be abandoned when the threat of COVID-19 is mitigated, in the short-run this presents an effective mechanism for allowing freedom of movement to return – and supporting industries reliant on tourism. Read the full article in Greek here.

Liberal features our recent article on EU-China relations

2 March 2021

There is scepticism towards the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement’s effective capacity to truly level the playing field diplomatically. Critics have pointed out that while the deal includes measures for state-to-state dispute settlement, it fails to specify investor protection mechanisms in the face of litigation disputes which could leave EU investors in precarious situations. Read the full Greek article here.

Milano Post presents the Index of Liberalisation 2020

16 February 2021

Milano Post presents the main points of the new Index of Liberalisation, with the UK holding the first position and Italy the sixth position. Carlo Stagnaro also provides some comments, notably on the pandemic’s impacts on the future of liberalisation. Read the article in Italian here.

La Repubblica covers Italy’s high position in the Index of Liberalisation 2020

15 February 2021

La Repubblica shows that Italy is among the most liberalised countries of Europe by referring to the Index of Liberalisation 2020. The article also presents the main points of the report by IBL and Epicenter. Read the full article in Italian here.


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