This archive contains all documents published by cep over the last few years:
cepAdhoc: Incisive comment on current EU policy issues.
cepPolicyBrief: Concise 4-page reviews of EU proposals (Regulations, Directives, Green Papers, White Papers, Communications) – including a brief summary and economic and legal assessments.
cepInput: Impulse to current discussions of EU policies.
cepStudy: Comprehensive examination of EU policy proposals affecting the economy.
There is a dispute in the EU regarding the reform of the rules on the coordination of social security systems. The reform includes the rules on unemployment benefits, which the cep evaluates in an input.
This year, both the EU and the OECD have presented their own ethics guidelines for the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI). A cepInput compares the two guidelines.
EU gas supply rules have been comprehensively reformed over the last three years. The cep has assessed the reform in an input.
The EU wants to combat disinformation more effectively, particularly via the Internet. This is based on a joint communication from the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.
On 30 July 2019, the German Federal Constitutional Court has decided whether the single supervisory mechanism (SSM) of the euro zone complies with the German constitution. The question of whether the ECB's banking supervision is covered by the European Treaties is especially relevant. In an Adhoc, the cep assesses a recent ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on this issue.
The EU promotes the development and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI). In its AI strategy, the EU also addresses the challenges and risks and demands that AI has to be “trustworthy”. Therefore, AI should be subject to appropriate legal norms and follow ethical rules.