Regulation Briefings

October 11, 2023

A Regulatory Budget Could Grow the Danish GDP by 13,8%

International literature consistently reveals that excessive regulation hampers economic growth. This CEPOS briefing conducted a thorough analysis of 68 studies investigating the link between regulation and growth, with most indicating a negative correlation, signifying that increased regulation impedes economic progress.
December 7, 2022

EU Minimum Wage Will Harm Subsidiarity And Low-income Earners

The briefing reviews the newly passed directive on adequate minimum wages in the EU and investigates its potential negative impacts on traditional collective bargaining agreements and low-income groups.
March 9, 2022

Where Did the Digital Market Act Lose Competition, Property, Innovation and User Interests?

The European Parliament, the European Commission, and the European Council continue negotiations on the Digital Markets Act (DMA), a proposed regulation aimed at curtailing the anti-competitive behaviour of big digital players and creating a level playing field for everybody. Intentions notwithstanding, the DMA is not likely to harmonise the field and may hurt end users and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in addition to the big platforms themselves and ultimately hamper this dynamic and innovative market.