How to promote intangible investment in the EU

Investments in intangible items (research and development, training, software..) have played a crucial role in the development of innovation and long-term growth as exemplified by the US economy since 1995. However, their specificities ( they are invisible, cannot be...

How to make energy efficiency projects attractive?

Three-quarters of the EUR 400 billion needed annually to help the EU achieve its 2050 climate targets must be invested in energy efficiency if the EU is to meet its targets, but how to make firms consider energy efficiency projects? This was the topic of a young...

New research contract with University of Luxembourg

The Institute has signed a new research contract for a young researcher with the University of Luxembourg for a study on “Investing in regenerative sustainability and the integrity of the biosphere”. The research will start in April 2020 and last one year. This is the...
Inequality and child human capital

Inequality and child human capital

Inequality starts early and economists today increasingly recognise child health as an important form of “human capital” in its own right, said Professor Janet Currie, Princeton University, at a December lecture at the EIB organised by the EIB Institute and the...