ARTICLES WITH TAG: Public Policy

TOP RESEARCH Shedding Light on the Shadow Economy: what trade-offs should governments make?
Economy & Finance

Shedding Light on the Shadow Economy: what trade-offs should governments make?

by Cristina Terra

Cristina Terra, Professor of Economics at ESSEC Business School, shares her research into the effects of regulations and policies on the informal economy and points the world’s governments towards a dilemma: should the shadow economy be tolerated after all?

New EU regulations assume that digital businesses are like any other business – but are they?
Innovation

New EU regulations assume that digital businesses are like any other business – but are they?

by Nicolas Glady

Last week, the European Commission issued a new proposal for regulating digital platforms. But are they really appropriate for or relevant to today’s digital economy?

E-lobbying: learn to use the web to influence decision-makers
Sustainability

E-lobbying: learn to use the web to influence decision-makers

by Viviane De Beaufort

From the book Lobbying : cadre, outils & stratégies, edited by Viviane de Beaufort and Françoise Hacque-Cosson

VIDEO: Public Debt, Explained in 3 Minutes
Economy & Finance

VIDEO: Public Debt, Explained in 3 Minutes

by Guillaume Chevillon

How did Greek debt spiral out of control, and is leaving the Euro really the best option?

Overpriced Eyewear? Debunking the ‘Optical Illusion’
Strategy

Overpriced Eyewear? Debunking the ‘Optical Illusion’

by Marc Guyot

A new book looks at how myth vs. reality can threaten a healthy industry

The Old Girls Club: Gender Quotas and Women as Role Models
Sustainability

The Old Girls Club: Gender Quotas and Women as Role Models

by Junko Takagi

Men have a multitude of role models in upper-level positions to choose from in terms of designing their career paths. Women, on the other hand, have a much harder time identifying useful role models

Being part of the territorial consultation process takes courage
Sustainability

Being part of the territorial consultation process takes courage

by Laurence de Carlo

Courage, not only on the individual level, but also on the part of public and private developers, local authorities and associations, as well as public and private decision-makers

TOP RESEARCH Do minimum wages increase unemployment?
Economy & Finance

Do minimum wages increase unemployment?

by Florin Aftalion

A legislative tug of war is taking place in the United States between unions and restaurant owners on a background of economic theory dispute.

TOP RESEARCH Transnational Communities and Economic Governance
Sustainability

Transnational Communities and Economic Governance

by Marie-Laure Djelic

Modern transnational communities have an important influence on the global economy and on its governance.