NGEU soon to be rolled out: the EU has (almost) done its part; now comes the member-states’ turn

In leading the way to NGEU, the Covid crisis may have marked a crucial milestone in European construction. The amounts involved are high enough to play a decisive role, both in accelerating the cyclical recovery (especially in “peripheral” countries) and in providing a supply-side improvement. Member-states, however, will face a major challenge in absorbing them rapidly and productively.

The launch of the European recovery fund, called Next Generation EU (NGEU), is potentially a big step forward for at least three reasons:

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