Each year the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN) publishes a wide range of publications for experts and the general public. European Economy and its subseries focus on economic and macroeconomic analyses, research, studies and reports contributing to the economic and policy debate. In addition, a variety of periodicals and newsletters, leaflets, booklets and posters cover all aspects of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the euro.
This series intends to contribute to a better understanding of economic developments in the euro area and to improve the quality of the public debate surrounding the area's economic policy.
This series contains major reports and communications from the Commission to the Council and the Parliament on the economic situation and economic developments. It includes economic forecasts, the EU economy review, euro area and public finances reports.
Economic Papers are written by the staff of the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs or by experts working in association with them. The series intends to increase awareness of the analytical work done on EU economic issues and to seek comments and suggestions for further analyses.
Occasional Papers are written by the staff of the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, by experts working in association with them, and by affiliated bodies. The series intends to increase awareness of the policy related work done and covers a wide spectrum of subjects.
This series showcases new policy-related analysis and research by DG ECFIN staff on a variety of topics.
This quarterly publication provides short-term analysis based on the joint harmonised EU programme of business and consumer surveys.
These monthly notes look at the volumes of debt issued, the maturity structures, and the conditions in the market. Each quarter the note looks in greater detail at the market and at the factors behind the more substantial changes. The quarterly note also considers a specific topic or theme in the bond markets.
This series provides within the broader economic and policy debate a concise analysis of a topical economic issue concerning one or more Member States.
CCEQ - EU Candidate and Pre-Accession Countries Economies Quarterly. Release calendar and link to pdf file
The crisis has had a deep impact on Europe's growth trajectory and on macroeconomic stability. It has forced a rethink of the architecture of EMU that has already led to a substantial overhaul of policies in a broad range of areas. Serious challenges remain, however, and the overhaul remains unfinished business.
Series of publications on economic and financial affairs which have been discontinued.
While you can access publications on this website via its chronological and thematic organisation, this section gives you an overview of our current annual series output and the archives of previous years.