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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National Options and Discretions (NODs) in EU Banking Regulation - Overview, SSM Action and Possible Next Steps
19-01-2017 Briefing

Upgrading the Basel standards: from Basel III to Basel IV?
18-01-2017 Briefing

The 2016 Elections in the United States: Effects on the EU-US Relationship
17-01-2017 In-Depth Analysis

Completing the Banking Union - Risk Sharing Initiatives and Parallel Risk Reduction Measures
17-01-2017 Briefing

Potential Output Estimates and their Role in the EU Fiscal Policy Surveillance
17-01-2017 Briefing

Prison Conditions in the Member States: Selected European Standards and Best Practices
17-01-2017 Briefing

European Stability Mechanism – Main Features, Oversight and Accountability
17-01-2017 Briefing

Policy Departments’ Monthly Highlights - January 2017
16-01-2017 At a Glance

Research for REGI Committee - Implementation of Cohesion Policy in the 2014-2020 Programming Period
16-01-2017 Briefing

Proceedings of the Workshop on "Collaborative Economy"
16-01-2017 Study

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