Synergies Between the Objectives Set Out in the Annual Growth Survey and the Contribution of the EU Budget and National Budgets

Published in: European Parliment Think Tank (Epub July 2017)

by Jirka Taylor, Martin Sacher, Matteo Barberi, Cloé Gendronneau, Martin Stepanek, Joanna Hofman, Marco Hafner

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The objectives of this study are twofold. First, it examines the synergies between the objectives of the AGS and EU budget contributions and measures aimed at enhancing economic growth. Second, the study assesses the impact of the guidance provided by the CSRs on national budgets with a view to supporting policies enhancing economic growth. In pursuing these two objectives, the study aims to contribute to a political assessment of the interactions and synergies between two European Semester tools (AGS and CSRs) and EU and national budgets.

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