Bertelsmann Stiftung, Jacques Delors Centre (ed.)

Natascha Hainbach, Philipp Schulz

How to combine recovery with resilience in Europe

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1. edition
8 pages, PDF


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The funds of the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility should be spent on two objectives – kickstart the European economy and make it more resilient to future crises. However, there can be a trade-off between rapid recovery from the current crisis and long-term, sustainable resilience of the economy. This policy brief suggests three policy measures to overcome this trade-off.

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