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The CEPII Newsletter       
February 2016        



The French edition is slightly different as it also includes material available in French only  

Europe Monnaie & Finance Trade & Globalization Migrations Economic Policy Emerging Economies Competitivness & Growth Environment & Natural Ressources
  Focus

Three key policy intiatives to revive investment in Europe

This study proposed strategy for the European financial structure is three-pronged. First, the traditional bankbased European structure should be preserved, however allowing for some disintermediation. Second, covered bond markets should be proactively developed to allow banks to outsource risk. Third, the European economy needs more, longer-term, risk takers. >>>
Jesper Berg, Laurent Clerc, Olivier Garnier, Erik Nielsen & Natacha Valla
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  Edito




Falling oil price and appreciating dollar: is it normal?

This question has become even more acute with the recent sharp fluctuations observed on both the oil and U.S. forex markets. Indeed, the oil price has been falling since June 2014, while the U.S. currency has exhibited an appreciating trend. Is the evolution of oil price and US dollar in opposite direction a typical feature regarding historical records?
Virginie Coudert, Valérie Mignon

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  Databases




CEPII Databases Update

Trade Unit Values (TUV)
Data 2014
Update: January 27, 2016
EconMap
New data and SSP scenarios
Update: January 27, 2016
World Trade Flows Characterization
Data 2014
Update: January 20, 2016
BACI
Data 2014
Update: January 14, 2016



ISSN: 1255-7072
Editorial Director : Christophe Destais
Managing Editor : Dominique Pianelli