First published on
06 July 2018
AuthorIdentification
Institutional Paper 082
TopicsCountries
Spain

Description

This report by the European Commission presents the findings of the ninth post-programme surveillance mission to Spain and identifies remaining challenges for the Spanish economy.

Author(s)

European Commission

Information and identifiers

Institutional Paper 082. July 2018. Brussels. PDF. 26pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BC-18-014-EN-N (online)

ISBN 978-92-79-77463-8 (online)

ISSN 2443-8014 (online)

doi:10.2765/523266 (online)

JEL classification: E32, E61, E62, E66, F32, F34, G10, G21, G28, H00, J00

Disclaimer

European Economy Institutional Papers are important reports analysing the economic situation and economic developments prepared by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, which serve to underpin economic policy-making by the European Commission, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament. Views expressed in unofficial documents do not necessarily represent the views of the European Commission.

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