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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Completing the Banking Union - Risk Sharing Initiatives and Parallel Risk Reduction Measures
11-02-2016 Briefing

Banks' Home Sovereign Exposures
11-02-2016 At a Glance

Implications for the Euro Area of Divergent Monetary Policy Stances by the FED and the ECB
10-02-2016 At a Glance

Limits in Terms of Eligible Collateral and Policy Risks of an Extension of the ECB’s Quantitative Easing Programme
10-02-2016 Briefing

Key Macroeconomic Indicators in the Euro Area and the United States
10-02-2016 At a Glance

Euro Area Key Indicators: Latest Forecasts by COM, IMF, ECB and OECD
10-02-2016 At a Glance

Implementation of the Stability and Growth Pact and European Commission Opinions on 2016 Draft Budgetary Plans - February 2016
09-02-2016 Briefing

The Role of the European Central Bank in the Design and Implementation of Financial Measures in Crisis-Hit Countries
09-02-2016 At a Glance

Is Nominal GDP Targeting a Suitable Tool for ECB Monetary Policy?
09-02-2016 At a Glance

Interaction between Monetary Policy and Bank Regulation
09-02-2016 Briefing

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