As the ownership of firms becomes transferred to algorithmically-controlled index funds, why not put their human employees in charge instead?
The platform economy has intensified power imbalances between companies and their workers, which only collective voice can redress.
The opportunity of CAP reform to cultivate fairer and more sustainable agriculture must not be wasted.
There are no acceptable levels of workplace fatalities—a focus on prevention is needed.
The EU-Mercosur agreement, on which negotiations ended a year ago, awaits signing and ratification. They should be in no rush.
Social clauses in trade deals are sometimes represented as a premise for denial of market access to developing countries. The evidence suggests otherwise.
Governments should ignore siren warnings that only hyperinflation can come from pandemic-induced investments.
Apocalyptic visions of robots stealing workers’ jobs are not only misguided but have diverted attention from more significant trends.
The Biden administration’s ambitious spending and investment programmes have already proven highly successful in the country’s most dynamic state.
The bad news for Germany’s sophisticated economy is innovation by indigenous Germans is declining. The good news is migrants are more than compensating.
Peter Bofinger contends that the economic impact of the pandemic has rendered obsolete the old eurozone fiscal rules.
Rebuilding tourism is a priority but the sector must become more sustainable and resilient, with workers and quality jobs at the heart of recovery.
Branko Milanovic argues African countries are not powerless to influence the global economic debates that marginalise them.
After the financial crash, the pandemic has rendered the labour market for young people across Europe even more precarious than before.
A German trade union has developed a ‘compass’ to help works councils frame digitalisation in workers’ interests.
Post-pandemic Europe, Adam Tooze writes, can’t entertain a return to pre-crisis fiscal rules.
Research by the British TUC has highlighted how the many insecure workers in the UK have been exposed to disproportionate Covid-19 risk.
The long-simmering demand that multinationals provide country-by-country reporting of their tax payments is coming to a dénouement.
‘Corporate social responsibility’ will not ensure dignified employment for people with disabilities—but raised awareness in a social economy can.
The pandemic has deepened gender disparities. Central banks must recognise they have a role to play in reversing these trends.
The pandemic has added to the domestic care burden women face while putting predominantly female care workers under huge pressure.