On the transformation of global governance


Can economic multilateralism survive?
This RSCAS Policy Paper explores new governance arrangements that depart from legally binding rules and universal treaty-based institutions, evaluating their effectiveness and drawing five policy implications.

Jean Pisani-Ferry
April 2019


A Big Leap Forward: Institutions and Policies for a Viable Euro Area
EMU reform is crucial for a viable Euro area, but is taking place against a backdrop of political constraints. What are the critical reforms and institutional issues still in place?

George Papaconstantinou and Jean Pisani-Ferry
March 2019


Should we give up on Global Governance?
Setbacks in global governance have dashed the optimism of the 1990s. Can alternatives be devised to ensure effective collective action?

Jean Pisani-Ferry
December 2018


One size does not fit all: European integration by differentiation
Facing the increasingly urgent need for EU reform, the authors suggest a new club-based governance model which would offer scope for broad membership without stalling the process of further integration for those willing.

Maria Demertzis, Jean Pisani-Ferry, André Sapir, Thomas Wieser, Guntram B. Wolff
September 2018


What Agenda for Retooling Global Collective Action? Issues for discussion
The authors briefly set out the scope and some issues dealt with in the Transformation of Global Governance project.

George Papaconstantinou and Jean Pisani-Ferry
August 2018


Slides of the inaugural lecture and seminar of the Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa chair, The Transformation of Global Governance
Why does global governance matter? What is the current state of global governance? Where can we go from there?

Jean Pisani-Ferry
April 2018

On the governance of international trade


The Governance of International Trade: Reshape or Demise?
Trade rules and institutions are outdated and its geopolitics have shifted. Trade is no longer just about trade. What models and principles can be drawn on to bolster trade governance?

June 2018

On the governance of international banking


Dinner speech on ‘Global dimensions of Banking Regulation’ at the seminar ‘Governance of international banking’
Progress has been made in devising and tightening banking regulation since the financial crisis, but is it enough to avert a new one?

Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the European Central Bank
September 2018

Take aways and write-up of the seminar ‘Governance of international banking’
Banking regulation follows a fairly effective non-mandatory, coordinate-and-review model, but is it resilient enough against disruption?

September 2018

On the governance of competition policy


Take aways and write-up of the seminar ‘The Governance of Competition Policy: Cooperation and Extraterritoriality’
Competition policy sits uncomfortably between its national basis and its extraterritorial effects. Voluntary cooperation and coordination has proved successful until now, but will it last?

October 2018

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