The economic situation in Europe calls for an urgent mobilization of resources by committed coalitions of the public and private sectors, academia and civil society to restore Europe’s growth performance on a substantially more equitable basis.
This White Paper is a direct product of a partnership between the World Economic Forum and the European Investment Bank, with contributions from Bruegel, under the Europe Inclusive Growth and Competitiveness Lab set up in February 2016. The Lab aims to support the design and implementation of private-public partnerships in EU member states to increase competiveness and inclusive growth in Europe.
The paper identifies a series concrete examples in Europe of real initiatives focused on innovation and entrepreneurship that can serve as starting points for implementation, acceleration and scaling up.
Which European countries put people before profits – and grow anyway?
In order to grow, countries have to be competitive. In order for everyone to benefit from economic growth, countries also have to be inclusive.
How do you build a new global financial institution?
Imagine a $1 trillion “startup” set up to engage directly with financial markets, but run by a consortium of government representatives. What should it look like? Tasked with meeting the ...