ELF Papers provide timely, evidence-based, and policy-relevant research outputs that enrich our understanding of the social and economic conditions in Europe and contribute to the development of comprehensive liberal solutions to real-life problems.
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[Policy Brief 4] The ‘Brussels Effect’ Digitalisation and the Future of Transatlantic Relations
With the release of the new DSA-DMA legislative package, the EU wants to echo its ‘Brussels effect’ into the realm of digitalisation.
[Research Paper 1] Unlocking EU Roads: The Importance of Policy for Automated Driving
The concept of self-driving vehicles has grown beyond a sci-fi fantasy and could be the next step in vehicle mobility. This briefing paper aims to present a clear and synthesized overview of self-driving regulations in the EU.
[Policy Paper 5] Conference on The Future of Europe: Towards a New Social Contract and a Europe that Works for Everyone
Year: 2021 Author: Radu Magdin ISSN: 2736-5816 DOI: 10.53121/ELFPP5 There has been a noticeable trend of decreasing well-being and trust in institutions among citizens in the last couple of years. The current social contract has placed greater burdens and more risks on individuals and has contributed to increasing inequality, thus leading to a drop in the public mood, increasing support towards […]
[Policy Brief 2] Europe’s Party Politics: Liberal, Illiberal, or Quasi-Liberal?
Year: 2021 Author: Takis S. Pappas ISSN: 2736-5816 DOI: 10.53121/ELFPB2 For a time, post-war European politics was dominated by the liberal type of party. These broadly liberal parties were who originally envisaged the idea of a united Europe and subsequently carried the torch for the advancement of an open society in a progressively integrated Europe under rule of law.