Proposals for higher Factor Mobility in the Single Market

The EU needs higher productivity growth. Higher factor mobility, especially of labour, but also of capital or knowledge and technology, would benefit European citizens as it enhances the efficientallocation of resources and thus boosts productivity and welfare in the Single Market. In this paper, Paul-Jasper Dittrich outlines proposals for a genuine European labour market and product market reforms in the digital sector which can become a major factor in putting the EU back on atrack of higher economic and productivity growth and less cyclical unemployment.

Paul-Jasper Dittrich is Advisor at the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development, he formally worked for the Jacques Delors Centre.

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