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The 2014 Stability and Convergence Programmes: An Overview

Author(s): Lourdes Acedo Montoya, Alessandra Cepparulo, Per Eckefeldt, Angela d’Elia, Chris Frayne, Matthew McGann, Stéphanie Riso, Lucía Rodríguez Muñoz, Matteo Salto, Karim Triki and Marcin Zogala

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This paper provides an overview of Member States' 2014 Stability and Convergence Programmes (SCPs), with a focus on fiscal consolidation plans over 2013-2017. It serves as background for the examination of the SCPs against the requirements of the Stability and Growth Pact - both the corrective and the preventive arm - and provides a global, aggregated view of fiscal policy plans in the Union and the euro area as a whole.

(European Economy. Occasional Papers 199. July 2014. Brussels. PDF. 60pp. Tab. Graph. Ann. Bibliogr. Free.)

KC-AH-14-199-EN-N (online)KC-AH-14-199-EN-C (print)
ISBN 978-92-79-35383-3 (online)ISBN 978-92-79- 36128-9 (print)
doi: 10.2765/75484 (online)doi: 10.2765/79021 (print)

Occasional Papers are written by the staff of the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, or by experts working in association with them. The Papers are intended to increase awareness of the technical work being done by staff and cover a wide spectrum of subjects. Views expressed in unofficial documents do not necessarily reflect the official views of the European Commission.

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