First published on
06 September 2019
Discussion Paper 109

Euro Area Fiscal Policy Changes: Stylised Features of the Past Two Decades


This study presents a systematic methodology for analysing the euro area fiscal stance and a narrative of its development over the last two decades.


Cláudia Braz and Nicolas Carnot. European Commission

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Discussion Paper 109. September 2019. Brussels. PDF. 40pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BD-18-036-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-79-77446-1 (online)
ISSN 2443-8022 (online)
doi:10.2765/97091 (online)

JEL classification: H6, H30, E32, E62.


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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