First published on
21 December 2021
Discussion Paper 155

Does Media Visibility Make EU Fiscal Rules More Effective?


This paper explores, through the use of the Commission’s data mining technology, whether media visibility of fiscal rules and fiscal councils has an impact on compliance with the EU fiscal rules.


Philipp Mohl, Gilles Mourre, Sven Langedijk, Martijn Hoogeland. European Commission.

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Discussion Paper 155. December 2021. Brussels. PDF. 38pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BD-21-012-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-76-44623-1 (online)
ISSN 2443-8022 (online)
doi:10.2765/853859 (online)

JEL classification: C23, E62, G12, H6, N41.


European Economy Discussion Papers are written by the staff of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, or by experts working in association with them, to inform discussion on economic policy and to stimulate debate. The views expressed in this document are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of the European Commission.


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