The objective of this call for research proposals is to assess the current status and factors affecting the competitiveness of European public capital markets compared to competing capital markets. SIX is looking for research papers that assess and propose concrete measures based on rigorous academic research findings to strengthen the attractiveness and role of public capital markets in enhancing the growth potential of the European economy and its productivity.

The research proposal shall clarify and provide detailed academic evidence on the causes that explain the current situation and the patterns including necessarily a comparative analysis with other capital markets. The research shall further include solid actions to be taken by European markets and authorities to become more competitive.

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