The Sound of Economics brings you insights, debates, and research-based discussions on economic policy in Europe and beyond.
The podcast is produced by Bruegel, an independent and non-doctrinal think tank based in Brussels. It seeks to contribute to European and global economic policy-making through open, fact-based and policy-relevant research, analysis and debate.
The Sound of Economics is also part of EuroPod, a network of European podcast shows which brings together journalistic, cultural and institutional views on political and societal trends in Europe and beyond.
Can central banks save the planet?
“We are not going to lead our society to a low-carbon economy by continuing to finance the status quo. “
So long credit support?
How effective have COVID-19 credit support programmes been?
From support to recovery: national fiscal policy in the wake of COVID-19
The EU has set ambitious goals for economic recovery: how these recovery funds are spent by member states will be critical to its success. A look into the European framework and the case of Italy.
The geopolitical repercussions of the European Green Deal
EU policymakers need to wake up to the consequences abroad of domestic decisions.
A rushed deal or a rush to judgement?
The Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) is supposed to improve market access for European companies operating in China and to ensure a level playing field, as well as reciprocity. Does it fulfil such expectations?
Where did the vaccine strategy go wrong?
“We have to open our mind, we have to look internationally. Because if we don’t, COVID-19 is going to stay with us.”