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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The Fiscal Governance Frameworks of the United States and the European Union: Comparing ‘Apples and Pears’
19-05-2017 In-Depth Analysis

The role of macro-prudential policies in prevention and correction of asset imbalances in the Euro Area
19-05-2017 In-Depth Analysis

The role of macro-prudential policy in the prevention and correction of imbalances in the euro area
19-05-2017 Study

European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS): Border management, fundamental rights and data protection
18-05-2017 Study

Structural Budget Balances in EU Member States
16-05-2017 Briefing

Banks' exposures to Home sovereign bonds
16-05-2017 At a Glance

Key Macroeconomic Indicators for Cyprus, Greece, Ireland and Portugal
16-05-2017 Briefing

Energy: a shaping factor for regional stability in the Eastern Mediterranean?
16-05-2017 Study

An evolutionary path for a European Monetary Fund? A comparative perspective.
15-05-2017 In-Depth Analysis

Implementation of the Stability and Growth Pact (May 2017)
15-05-2017 Briefing

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