Mapping the Fintech ecosystem in the EU

Mapping the Fintech ecosystem in the EU

Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, digital banking… how to keep up with Fintech technologies and track the European frontrunners in this industry? To address this question, LSE Masters students built the first comprehensive Fintech database with firm-level balance sheet...
Engaging with civil society

Engaging with civil society

The EIB already possesses an innovative framework of civil society engagement but could further develop meaningful partnerships with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) according to a study presented at the EIB by Sciences Po Masters’ students under the framework of a...
What business model for smart cities assets?

What business model for smart cities assets?

Inclusive growth is the highest priority for cities when planning ‘smart city’ projects, while cost reduction is the least important according to a study presented at the EIB by Sciences Po Masters’ students under the framework of a capstone project organised by the...
LSE Capstone project with EIF completed

LSE Capstone project with EIF completed

How to estimate SME credit rationing and financing gap in Europe using firm-level micro data? This was the topic submitted by the European Investment Fund to four students from the London School of Economics’ Master of Public Administration (MPA) in the framework of...
First EIB capstone with Bocconi students

First EIB capstone with Bocconi students

Public Private Partnerships (PPP) schemes, when protected by public guarantees, do not allow to skim projects and “white elephants” may occur. A group of Bocconi Masters of Public Administration students, working in the framework of the first capstone...