11 December 2009
With reflection on the EU 2020 in full swing, Ann Mettler weighs into the debate with an analysis about the political economy of indicators, as well as concrete recommendations on targets for the EU’s new economic blueprint. “Innovating Indicators: Choosing the Right Targets for EU 2020” is a unique reflection on how to measure and evaluate societal progress and make the policy process more inclusive and meaningful to a broader number of people.e-brief 04/2009
09 December 2009
As part of the Lisbon Council's contribution to the Europe 2020 strategy, Paul Hofheinz, president of the Lisbon Council, argues that this crucial agenda should prioritise skills acquisition and the necessary accompanying investment in human capital. He maps out a one-of-a-kind intellectual framework to evaluate skills policy and explains what levers can be utilised to finally move from rhetoric to action.Policy Brief Vol. IV, No. 1 (2009)
- 04 November 2009
The autumn update of The European Growth and Jobs Monitor, a bi-annual study published by the Lisbon Council and Allianz SE, looks at the ongoing controversy regarding exit strategies – How should exit strategies be timed? When should they start? And what could happen if policy makers get it all wrong?
06 November 2009
In a Lisbon Council e-brief, Meglena Kuneva, European commissioner for consumer affairs, enters the debate on the future of the internal market.e-brief 03/2009
A compelling call to position European policy making firmly in competitive, open and transparent markets, Commissioner Kuneva explains how consumer policy must be more firmly embedded in the service sector, as well as the digital economy and green markets.
07 October 2009
In this e-brief, Ann Mettler, executive director of the Lisbon Council, takes stock of the past five years – what has worked, what hasn’t – and explains what might be improved, particularly in the areas of consumer policy, innovation, fiscal sustainability and communications.e-brief 02/2009
- 09 March 2009
The Lisbon Council and Allianz SE jointly published The 2009 European Growth and Jobs Monitor on 09 March, the authoritative annual ranking of European Union countries based on criteria for economic and social success derived from the Lisbon Agenda.
07 November 2008
Dubbed From Why to How: Reflections on the Lisbon Agenda Post-2010, this e-brief lays out the importance of shifting the focus from why reforms are necessary, to how they can be implemented. It offers concrete ideas on how to make the reform process more inclusive, more relevant and more interesting to citizens across Europe.e-brief 01/2008
05 November 2008
The University Systems Ranking is the culmination of a year-long research project in which we set out to measure and rank countries based on the ability of their tertiary education systems to help citizens and society meet the very real challenges of a 21st century knowledge economy.Policy Brief Vol. III, No. I (2008)
- 04 March 2008
The Lisbon Council and Allianz SE jointly published The 2008 European Growth and Jobs Monitor on 03 March, the authoritative annual ranking of European Union countries based on criteria for economic and social success derived from the Lisbon Agenda. It includes a special report on the economic impact of high environmental standards.
06 December 2007
In a landmark publication, William W. Lewis, director emeritus of the McKinsey Global Institute, and Ann Mettler, executive director of the Lisbon Council, explain why consumer-oriented policies are good for society – and good for Europe.Policy Brief Vol. 2, No. 2 (2007)