Publication Archive

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.

 

 

2019

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.

2019

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.

2019

A voluntary exchange format for electronic health records should facilitate cross-border healthcare in the EU. The EU Commission has drawn up a recommendation to this end.

2019

EU gas supply rules have been comprehensively reformed over the last three years. The cep has assessed the reform in an input.

2019

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.

2019

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.

2019

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.

2019

The EU has reformed the rules guaranteeing the safety of road infrastructure. cep provides the following assessment of the amendments that have been passed to the Road Safety Management Directive.

2019

The EU Commission proposed a directive on the posting of drivers in 2017. In the meantime, the Council and the EU Parliament have defined their positions.