How can France become a leader in innovation?
European competitiveness is under threat. Demographic and digital trends are transforming European societies and economies. Inflation is high and politics are more fractured. The US-China tech rivalry is intensifying and companies are feeling the squeeze. European governments, like countries around the world, are under intense pressure to safeguard their interests. Many are turning to law to achieve this.
A challenge for competitiveness and economic dynamism, both nationally and in Europe, discover our 2024 barometer of production taxes.
China Trends #16 by Institut Montaigne.
Cross-border data flows govern almost everything we do today. States are facing a dilemma between protection of their data and benefits from free-flow. Europe faces a challenge from the US, the dominating actor in the digital world, and a threat from China’s authoritarian model. Europe must make choices to strengthen its position in the digital field.
AI is a unique opportunity for France and Europe to position itself as a leader in safe and trustworthy AI.
Economic security is an important notion that provides strategic coherence and clarity to the set of defensive, pro-innovation and (so far timid) pro-industry steps that the EU has been taking. It could also provide a convincing selling point to gain wider support across the EU for bolder public policies, including in the area of trade, in a way to guarantee European prosperity and resilience.
China Trends #15 by Institut Montaigne.
This second edition of the barometer is a compass to better understand the impact of production taxes on competitiveness in France and in Europe.
How to create a concrete and ambitious climate club including Europe and Northeast Asia?
China Trends #14 by Institut Montaigne.
François Godement, Institut Montaigne’s Senior Advisor for Asia, assesses the characteristics and flaws of China’s stimulus plan, and of the overall Chinese economic model.
11 recommendations to implement measures against energy insecurity for the most vulnerable populations.