First published on
05 February 2018
Institutional Paper 072


Volume 16 N.3 (2017) of the Quarterly Report on the Euro Area takes an in-depth look at convergence in the euro area; the impact of uncertainty shocks; long-term effects of the 'Great recession' on the labour market; house prices and their macroeconomic implications; and the ECB's asset purchase programmes.


European Commission

Information and identifiers

Institutional Paper 072. January 2018. Brussels. PDF. 80pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BC-18-004-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-79-77453-9 (online)
ISSN 2443-8014 (online)
doi:10.2765/93210 (online)

JEL classification: A10, C10, C54, E00, E24, E42, E44, F15, F45, G20, G21, G32, L51


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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