Regulation Publications

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.
October 6, 2020

Working Conditions of Platform Workers

The European Commission has published a study on working conditions of platform workers. The report identifies key challenges related to platform work, such as employment status, autonomy, and information available to the workers about their working conditions, non-discrimination and dispute resolution.
September 3, 2020

Challenges Related to Fair Minimum Wages

This position paper is a response to the European Commission’s second phase consultation with social partners. The EC’s initiative has a general objective of ensuring that “all workers in the EU are protected by fair minimum wages, allowing for a decent living wherever they work.”