First published on
16 April 2020
Discussion Paper 124

National Expenditure Rules in the EU: An Analysis of Effectiveness and Compliance


This paper looks at the design and effectiveness of national expenditure rules in the EU and assesses the extent to which they have been complied with.


European Commission

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Discussion Paper 124. April 2020. Brussels. PDF 40pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BD-19-011-EN-N (online)

ISBN 978-92-76-11192-4 (online)

ISSN 2443-8022 (online)

doi:10.2765/27856  (online)


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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