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Susanne Neheider

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Policy Brief

A better process for a better budget

This policy brief provides a practical solution to facilitate reform of the EU budget decision-making process, overcome the detachment of EU spending from political priorities and increase focus on EU public goods. As the negotiations for the next financial framework are expected to start in less than two years, the window of opportunity for reform […]

By: Susanne Neheider and Indhira Santos Topic: Macroeconomic policy Date: July 28, 2009
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Working Paper

Reframing the EU budget- decision-making process

This paper traces the history of the EU budget and draws lessons for the review to come. Whatever reforms are proposed, the authors believe that they must serve to shift spending to policy areas and instruments where the EU can best add value while at the same time recognising the political need for member states […]

By: Indhira Santos and Susanne Neheider Topic: Macroeconomic policy Date: May 31, 2009