As in previous years, the European Investment Bank (EIB) is organising its annual economics conference in Luxembourg. This year’s event, which is organised by the EIB in collaboration with The European Money and Finance Forum, short SUERF, is entitled ‘Financing Productivity Growth in Europe’.
The Green Bond Market grew to over USD 40bn in 2015, up from just over USD 3bn three years earlier. Green Bonds enable bondholders, from individual investors to large organisations, to support the financing of environmental projects, with low carbon and climate resilience being especially popular themes.
What is the role of a credit analyst throughout the cycle of a project at the European Investment Bank (EIB)? How do our credit analysts make a difference in Europe and beyond? These are some of the questions that will be answered during the live online event “Credit Analysts: One Day with the EIB”.
Climate change is expected to severely impact the MENA region and tackling climate change is therefore a key priority both for the Mediterranean countries’ governments and for their international partners. After the historic agreement reached in Paris last November and in the run-up to the COP 22 in Marrakech, our “EIB MED Conference: Climate Action in the Mediterranean” will focus on climate change adaptation, mitigation and climate finance.
Professor Bernard Fingleton, Director of research in the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, has been awarded the EIB-ERSA Prize in Regional Science 2016.The prize is awarded for his scientific achievements in theoretical and empirical spatial economics, wi...
The formal private sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) economies needs to play a critical role for the overall economic transformation of the region. Creating a conducive environment for private sector development depends on a sound understanding of the performance of private firms, as well as the problems they face.