First published on
30 October 2020
Institutional Paper 135

Quarterly Report on the Euro Area (QREA), Vol. 19, No. 2 (2020)


This edition of the QREA takes a close look at consumption smoothing and the role of banking integration; structural change in labour demand and skills mismatches; and implicit pension liabilities.


European Commission.

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Institutional Paper 135. October 2020. Brussels. PDF. 62pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BC-20-012-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-76-16324-4 (online)
ISSN 2443-8014 (online)
doi:10.2765/795724 (online)

JEL classification: G51, H53, H55, H68, J11, J23, J24, O33, G15, E21, F02, F45


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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