Jacques Delors Institute – European Think Tank in Berlin

Establishing trust in an AI-powered future

Establishing trust in an AI-powered future

The digital transformation has been characterized by the increasing use of "artificial intelligence”. One of the most important foundations for the success and acceptance of these technologies is trust. In this overview paper, Paul-Jasper Dittrich makes the case for a forceful European regulatory and political answer to establish trust in emerging technologies. more

The Germans and Inflation: A Historical Misunderstanding

The Germans and Inflation: A Historical Misunderstanding

Many Germans are highly sceptical of the ECB’s monetary policy of recent years. To explain this scepticism, experts often point to the collective memory of the hyperinflation in the early 1920s. Based on new survey data, our policy paper shows that German memory of this period in fact is deeply flawed. Many Germans, therefore, today draw the wrong lessons from history. more

The tangled web of EU-institutional reforms

The tangled web of EU-institutional reforms

Ursula von der Leyen’s election as President of the European Commission has revived the debate about institutional reforms. In this Policy Paper, Valentin Kreilinger examines the inter-institutional implications of individual reforms. He argues that above all the EU needs a coherent reform package. more

The Malta mechanism: a fresh start on migration?

The Malta mechanism: a fresh start on migration?

The declaration by France, Germany, Malta and Italy to establish a mechanism for the disembarkation and relocation of rescued asylum seekers signals a departure from the previous policy of closed ports. Yet, it fails to provide momentum to von der Leyen’s “fresh start” on migration explains Lucas Rasche. more

Beyond Industrial Policy: New Growth for Europe

Beyond Industrial Policy: New Growth for Europe

Contributing to the ongoing debate on a new European industrial policy, the authors explain why 'industrial policy' is a misnomer. Instead, they argue in favour of a future-oriented European growth strategy and develop principles and concrete proposals for it. more

Franco-German briefing series: Europe’s new beginnings

Franco-German briefing series: Europe’s new beginnings

Europe’s new beginnings are marked by intertwined internal and external challenges as well as great deal of hope and high expectations among Europeans, who wish to see their way and standard of living protected. These challenges should be met with relevant ideas and concrete policy steps. This is why we at the Jacques Delors Institutes in Paris and Berlin have decided to publish “New Beginnings” – a briefing series that shows concrete paths forward in the policy fields we know best. more

Establishing trust in an AI-powered future

The digital transformation has been characterized by the increasing use of "artificial intelligence”. One of the most important foundations for the success and acceptance of these technologies is trust. In this overview paper, Paul-Jasper Dittrich makes the case for a forceful European regulatory and political answer to establish trust in emerging technologies. more

The Germans and Inflation: A Historical Misunderstanding

Many Germans are highly sceptical of the ECB’s monetary policy of recent years. To explain this scepticism, experts often point to the collective memory of the hyperinflation in the early 1920s. Based on new survey data, our policy paper shows that German memory of this period in fact is deeply flawed. Many Germans, therefore, today draw the wrong lessons from history. more

The tangled web of EU-institutional reforms

Ursula von der Leyen’s election as President of the European Commission has revived the debate about institutional reforms. In this Policy Paper, Valentin Kreilinger examines the inter-institutional implications of individual reforms. He argues that above all the EU needs a coherent reform package. more

The Malta mechanism: a fresh start on migration?

The declaration by France, Germany, Malta and Italy to establish a mechanism for the disembarkation and relocation of rescued asylum seekers signals a departure from the previous policy of closed ports. Yet, it fails to provide momentum to von der Leyen’s “fresh start” on migration explains Lucas Rasche. more