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Single Market Economics Conference Papers

This collection encompasses the evidence-based analytical papers by external experts, which were selected for presentation at previous editions of DG GROW’s Single Market Research Conference, organised by the Chief Economist Team. 


Publication date
7 March 2022 (Last updated on: 27 March 2024)
Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs


Disclaimer: Views expressed in the Single Market Economic Conference Papers are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the European Commission.


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  • Rebecca Freeman, Kalina Manova, Thomas Prayer, Thomas Sampson

WP2022/12 - This paper studies the impact of Brexit on the UK’s trade with the EU, relative to its trade with the rest of the world.

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  • Tommaso Bighelli, Matthias Mertens, Filippo Di Mauro, Marc J. Melitz

WP2022/09 - This paper derives a European Herfindahl–Hirschman concentration index from 15 micro-aggregated country datasets. It finds that changes in concentration in Europe are positively associated with changes in productivity and allocative efficiency.

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  • Javier Barbero, Manol Bengyuzov, Martin Christensen, Andrea Conte, Simone Salotti, Aleksei Trofimov

WP2022/06 - This study uses both econometric and modelling techniques to quantify the macroeconomic impact of regulatory reforms removing barriers in the European Single Market for services that have taken place in the European Union between 2006 and 2017.