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Structural unemployment vs. NAWRU: implications for the assessment of the cyclical position and the fiscal stance

Structural unemployment vs. NAWRU: implications for the assessment of the cyclical position and the fiscal stance

Author(s): Julia Lendvai, Matteo Salto, Anna Thum-Thysen

This paper compares trends in the structural unemployment rate and the NAWRU and considers their implications for the assessment of cyclical economic conditions and the fiscal stance.

Topics:  Economic policy coordination ; Public finances ; Economic indicators

Series: Economic Papers

 
2015 Economic Reform Programmes (Part I) of Candidate and Potential Candidate Countries

2015 Economic Reform Programmes (Part I) of Candidate and Potential Candidate Countries

Author(s): European Commission

This report contains the Commission's assessments of the 2015 Economic Reform Programmes (ERP) of countries that are candidates or potential candidates for EU membership.

Topics : Economic policy coordination; Public finances; Enlargement;

Series : Occasional Papers

 
When ‘Secular Stagnation’ meets Piketty’s capitalism in the 21st century. Growth and inequality trends in Europe reconsidered

When ‘Secular Stagnation’ meets Piketty’s capitalism in the 21st century. Growth and inequality trends in Europe reconsidered

Author(s): Karl Pichelmann

Growth and investment in Europe have been stuck in low gear since the crisis while inequality has continued to rise. In light of these facts, this paper examines growth and inequality trends in Europe in the context of secular stagnation theories and Piketty’s theory on growth and inequality.

Topics: Economic policy coordination; Structural policies, growth and development

Series: Economic Papers

 
The stabilising properties of a European Banking Union in case of financial shocks in the Euro Area

The stabilising properties of a European Banking Union in case of financial shocks in the Euro Area

Author(s): Fritz Breuss, Werner Roeger, Jan in ’t Veld

This paper analyses the stabilising properties of a European Banking Union in case of financial shocks in the euro area.

Topics: Economic policy coordination; Financial markets; The euro; Economic crisis

Series: Economic Papers

 
Efficiency estimates of health care systems

Efficiency estimates of health care systems

Author(s): João Medeiros, Christoph Schwierz

Health care spending has been rising faster than national income throughout the EU for decades and is projected to continue doing so as a result of population ageing. However, this paper estimates that there is substantial scope to improve the efficiency of Europe's health care systems and that this could halt the rise in health care expenditure as a proportion of GDP over the long term.

Categories: Economic indicators ; Structural policies, growth and development ; Public finances

Series: Economic Papers

 

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