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economic governance

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Roundtable Discussion on Economic Governance and Options for a Fiscal Capacity

Written by Andrej Stuchlik, with Philipp Wegner On 20 October 2016, the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) jointly hosted a roundtable debate with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to discuss current challenges for the euro area and potential options for a fiscal capacity. Unfolding in 2010, the sovereign debt crisis exposed weaknesses in the economic … Continue reading

European Parliamentary Week on the European Semester

Written by Richard Freedman in cooperation with Andrej Stuchlik The States-General of The Netherlands and the European Parliament are inviting national Parliaments to the Interparliamentary Conference on Stability, Economic Coordination and Governance in the European Union (the Conference following Article 13 of the Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the EMU (TSCG)). The European … Continue reading

Completing Economic and Monetary Union [What Think Tanks are thinking]

Written by Marcin Grajewski Member states using the euro and the EU institutions are engaged in reforms of the euro area’s system of governance to improve its economic performance and avoid any repeat of the sovereign debt crisis and severe recession that followed the 2008-09 global financial crisis. Reforms have so far included the creation … Continue reading

Outcome of the 25-26 June European Council

Written by Suzana Elena Anghel, Stanislas de Finance, Ralf Drachenberg This 25-26 June 2015 summit witnessed an intense debate. While the agenda originally covered Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), the digital single market and the European Semester, in addition to a presentation from David Cameron, United Kingdom Prime Minister to outline his vision on renegotiating his … Continue reading

Outlook for the European Council of 25-26 June 2015: Pre-European Council Briefing

Written by Suzana Elena Anghel Gavrilescu and Ralf Drachenberg The June European Council has a comprehensive list of topics to discuss, including the situation in the Mediterranean, the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), fighting terrorism, economic governance aspects, and the digital agenda. In addition, a presentation by the British Prime Minister on the future role of … Continue reading

Economic issues at the top of EP’s June II plenary agenda

Written by Tessa Tumbrägel Economic and budgetary affairs will be the focus of Parliament’s next mini-plenary session taking place on Wednesday 24 June in Brussels. The preparations of the 25-26 June European Council meeting will be the first item on the agenda. During the meeting, leaders will discuss a variety of topics, ranging from migration and … Continue reading

EPRS-EUI roundtable discusses euro governance reforms

Written by Angelos Delivorias and Marcin Grajewski As the euro area prepares to launch the second phase of the overhaul of its economic governance system, the European Parliamentary Research Service and the European University Institute organised a joint policy roundtable to discuss the progress so far and challenges ahead. The aim was to present to … Continue reading

European economic governance [What Think Tanks are thinking]

Written by Marcin Grajewski The 2008-09 financial crisis and the ensuing recession have prompted the euro area and the European Union to start overhauling their economic governance system. They established three authorities to better supervise the financial markets, improved mechanisms to oversee and coordinate fiscal policies, created procedures to correct economic imbalances, and launched a … Continue reading

Evaluating EU Economic Governance – Elements for the debate on the “Six-Pack” and “Two-Pack”: Implementation in Action

Written by Stephan Huber and Marco Scagliusi The “Two-Pack” and “Six-Pack” mark the latest stage of the legislative framework for Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). The European Commission evaluation report is the first step in building a deeper and fairer Economic and Monetary Union. Articles and studies have highlighted the need to further address those … Continue reading

Review of the ‘six-pack’ and ‘two-pack’

Written by Angelos Delivorias 6 language versions available in PDF format Überarbeitung des „Sixpack“ und des „Twopack“ Revisión del paquete legislativo de gobernanza económica y del paquete legislativo sobre supervisión presupuestaria Réexamen du “six-pack” et du “two-pack” Riesame del “six-pack” e del “two-pack” Przegląd sześciopaku i dwupaku Review of the ‘six-pack’ and ‘two-pack’ The legislative … Continue reading

December’s plenary session

Written by Conall Devaney The European Parliament’s final 2014 plenary session takes place between 15 and 18 December in Strasbourg. Although legislative business is not yet in full swing as the new Commission finds its feet, the European Parliamentary Research Service has prepared notes for Members on a number of items on the agenda. On … Continue reading

Democratic Deficit in the Economic Governance of the EU

The financial crisis and the anti-crisis measures thereafter highlighted the issue of democratic scrutiny over decisions taken by the European Council and the Member States (MS) outside the framework of the European Union (EU). This has triggered debate about the EU’s democratic deficit in the area of the Economic Governance, because of the limited powers … Continue reading

Constitutional problems of multi-tier governance in the EU

Differentiated integration – where some Member States are not yet ready or are unwilling to participate in new developments – is a fact of today’s European Union. Nonetheless, the route chosen by the Member States to move forward has a major impact both on the legal certainty around any new instruments and on their democratic … Continue reading

The Banking Union: state of play

The Banking Union is designed to break the link between ailing banks and indebted governments. Its aim is to avoid the strain which is put on public finances when banks need rescuing, and, at the same time, to reduce banks’ exposure to increasing risks in public debt. The Banking Union is based on a single … Continue reading

The social dimension of the Economic and Monetary Union

Updated on 30 October 2013 In response to the economic crisis, a number of EU-level measures have been taken in the last five years to reinforce economic governance and  improve the functioning of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). With the aim of further deepening social and economic integration in the euro area, the European Commission put … Continue reading

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