New research contract with the University of Leeds

The Institute has signed a new research contract for young researchers with the University of Leeds for a study on “Exchange rate determination in lower and lower-middle income countries”. The research started in February 2020 and will last one year. This is the...

Procrastinate no more!

“I need to stop doing this”.  Everyone has said this at one point in their lives. Bad habits are extremely common in the workplace, but we rarely take the time to address them. Take some time now by learning more from Kim Van Niekerk about what drives habits and how...

Musical innovation in Tunisia

Every year, Tunisia88, our partner organization for musical education in Tunisia, organizes a song-writing and performance contest for high-school students from all over the country: the Tunisia88 Music Awards. Each of the 199 clubs created so far, in a country where...
Inequality and politics

Inequality and politics

“Democracy and equality do not necessarily go hand in hand if democracy is captured by the wealthy”, said Roberto Galbiati, CNRS, Sciences Po at a February lecture at the EIB organised by the EIB Institute and the University of Luxembourg as part of the “Inequality...

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,...