Supporting analyses

This database contains the research papers produced by the European Parliament’s various research services, in particular studies, in-depth analyses and briefings produced by policy departments, the Economic Governance Support Unit and the Directorate for Impact Assessment and European Added Value. These documents aim to support the work of the various parliamentary bodies.

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Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) – Legal Base for Hearings / Meetings in the European Parliament – State of Play – April 2016
26-04-2016 At a Glance

Research for AGRI Committee -The Role of the EU’S Common Agricultural Policy in Creating Rural Jobs
22-04-2016 Study

Completing the Banking Union - Risk Sharing Initiatives and Parallel Risk Reduction Measures
21-04-2016 Briefing

Banks' Home Sovereign Exposures
21-04-2016 At a Glance

Analysis of the upcoming Modernisation of the Trade Pillar of the European Union- Mexico Global Agreement
20-04-2016 Study

Preparing a Harmonized Maternity Leave for Members of the European Parliament - Legal Analysis
20-04-2016 In-Depth Analysis

An Academic View on the Role and Powers of National Competition Authorities
19-04-2016 Study

A Practitioner’s View on the Role and Powers of National Competition Authorities
18-04-2016 Study

Potential Output Estimates and their Role in the EU Fiscal Policy Surveillance
18-04-2016 Briefing

Macro-Financial Assistance to EU Member States - State of Play, April 2016
18-04-2016 Briefing

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Workshops enable Members to put questions to and exchange views with experts on subjects associated with parliamentary business or subjects of current interest.

Fact Sheets on the EU

The Fact Sheets provide an overview of European integration and of the European Parliament’s contribution to that process.


The Assessment of Scientific and Technological Policy Options for the European Parliament.

Think Tank

The Think Tank page provides access to all the expertise sources available in the Parliament.