Progressive Economic Policy for Europe

About this Blog

As was the case with the all-too-recent financial, economic and euro crisis, the current corona crisis shows that, for Germany and Europe, both stable and economically, environmentally, socially and fiscally sustainable economic development remains a distant goal. On top of this come the yet-to-be unresolved challenges thrown up by various megatrends that have been around for a long time: climate change, digitalisation, demographic change, increasing economic and social inequality and globalisation.

In our blog series, we have accompanied the German EU Council Presidency with many progressive ideas and arguments on economic policy, developed proposals for solutions to current challenges and showed - from a progressive perspective - how more sustainable economic development can be achieved in Germany and Europe economically, environmentally, socially and fiscally.

What negative developments have we seen? How can they be corrected? What economic-policy measures are appropriate? What do we need to learn from experiences during the corona crisis?

In addition to the contributions by English-speaking authors, selected German blog texts have been translated into English.

Any questions? Get in touch! wirtschaftspolitik(at)fes.de

We Cannot Predict the Future, But It Is Our Duty to Work for a Better One

14.12.2020 Finanzen

by Margarida Marques

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A Future Together – Arguments for a Social and Ecological Transformation

07.12.2020 Ökologie | Soziales

by Matthias Miersch

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Reset EU – Renaissance of a Social Europe?

26.11.2020 Politik für Europa | EU-Ratspräsidentschaft | Soziales

by Gabriele Bischoff

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Europe’s Budget Revolution – From Covid-19 Recession to Progressive Reconstruction

23.11.2020 Finanzen

by László Andor

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Digital Sovereignty Requires Autonomy and Decentralisation

16.11.2020 Digitalisierung

by Paul Nemitz and Matthias Pfeffer

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EU Digital Policy: Time for a Holistic Approach

10.11.2020 Digitalisierung | Wirtschaft

by Justin Nogarede

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