Economic governance Archives

  • Parliament’s duty is to fight for economic democracy

    Future EU 06-12-2011

    The necessity to extend the EU competence in the field of fiscal policy is crucial and it lies in the hands of the European Parliament to address it since the EU lacks credible leadership at the moment, says British Liberal MEP Andrew Duff.

  • For a new narrative on the euro zone

    Euro & Finance 21-06-2011

    The euro zone needs a new narrative to overcome the current crisis or it runs the risk of a major political split, writes Maria João Rodrigues, a professor at the Institute of European Studies in Brussels and an advisor to the EU institutions, in an exclusive op-ed for EURACTIV.

  • The economic governance the EU needs

    Euro & Finance 21-06-2011

    Member states need to have more faith in pooling sovereignty via the EU if they are to respond more quickly and concertedly to the eurozone crisis, argues ALDE group leader Guy Verhoftstadt.

  • Ambitious? Yes. Effective? Perhaps. The Commission’s Proposals on the Stability Pact

    Euro & Finance 02-11-2010

    If adopted and implemented by the EU, the European Commission's legislative proposals on economic governance will constitute a new way of coordinating economic policies in the bloc, writes Nicolaus Heinen, an analyst at Deutsche Bank Research.

  • Economic governance: What today’s EU summit debate might look like

    Euro & Finance 28-10-2010

    The main concern underlying reform of EU economic governance is avoiding another debt crisis, but although this is key, Europe should also focus on fostering sustainable growth for future competitiveness, writes Maria Joao Rodrigues, professor of European economic policies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and a policy advisor to the EU institutions. In the sketch below, she simulates a debate on reforming economic governance.

  • Rebuilding euro governance

    Euro & Finance 24-09-2010

    Leaving greater scope to financial markets is the best way to achieve the original aims of the euro, writes Niels Thygesen, professor of economics (emeritus) at the University of Copenhagen and a former independent member of the Delors Committee on Economic and Monetary Union in 1988-1989.

  • Good governance for the euro area: Proposals for economic stability

    Euro & Finance 14-09-2010

    No less than the future of the euro hangs in balance with regard to the current debate surrounding economic governance, writes Alessandro Leipold, economic adviser to the Lisbon Council and former acting director of the IMF's European department.

  • European economic governance: What does the future hold?

    Euro & Finance 13-09-2010

    The EU's €750 billion rescue package gives the euro zone three years to reinvent itself and inspire new confidence in the future of monetary union among markets and investors through convincing economic governance, writes Nicolaus Heinen, an analyst at Deutsche Bank Research, in an August commentary.

  • The EU’s international economic relations: How many voices?

    EU Priorities 2020 26-09-2007

    Published in Bruegel's collection of essays Fragmented Power: Europe and the Global Economy, Benoît Coeuré and Jean Pisani-Ferry's contribution assesses the problems faced by the EU in its attempts to play a leading role on the world stage.

  • Economic Lack of Governance

    Future EU 06-11-2002

    Economic Lack of Governance No agreement on providing the Union with the means for deeper economic and financial cooperation is in sight. The working group has completed its work and the Plenary will debate its report in full on 7-8 November. According to …

  • Economic Governance in the Enlarged Union

    Future EU 14-10-2002

    Economic Governance in the Enlarged Union An EPC dialogue was held on "Economic Governance in the Enlarged Union". The panel included Klaus Haensch, MEP, member of the Convention Presidium and chairman of the Convention working group on economic governance, Niall FitzGerald …

  • Economic governance

    Future EU 10-09-2002

    Economic governance The introduction of the euro and the forthcoming enlargement of the Union have prompted new ideas on how to improve the economic governance of the Union. Dr Stefan Brill provides an overview of the latest proposals debated in the …