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The new economic governance framework of the European Union


  • Ioana - Sorina MIHUȚ

    (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)


There is a general agreement that the European Union is facing nowadays one of the most important challenges in the history of the community, taking into consideration the wide range of economic, social and political risks that constitute top priorities of the European authorities. One key concept in this approach is the efficiency of the economic governance process. The main purpose of this article is to evaluate the ability of the European Union to elaborate sound policies in the current economic framework that are focusing on supporting the common interests of all the Member States, with particular focus on the economic governance process. Furthermore, the article targets at identifying whether or not the new architecture of the EU economic governance developed as a result of the 2008 financial crisis constitute a triggering factor for social cohesion and political harmonization across the European community.

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  • Ioana - Sorina MIHUȚ, 2018. "The new economic governance framework of the European Union," CES Working Papers, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 10(2), pages 182-197, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:jes:wpaper:y:2018:v:10:i:2:p:182-197

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    Economic governance; macroeconomic policies; economic governance; government quality; institutions;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • H11 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - Structure and Scope of Government
    • O38 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Government Policy
    • O43 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Institutions and Growth


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