Economic Sentiment and Employment Expectations take a breather in the EU and the euro area
In February 2023, the recovery of the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI), prevailing since November 2022, came to a halt (EU: ±0.0 points to 97.8, euro area: -0.1 points to 99.7).
February 2023: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator for EU and euro area
In February 2023, DG ECFIN’s flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator improved further by 1.5 percentage points (pps.) in the EU and 1.7 pps. in the euro area (EA). Despite this fifth consecutive monthly improvement, at -20.6 (EU) and ‑19.0 (EA) pps.,...
January 2023: Economic Sentiment and Employment Expectations increased further in the EU and the euro area
In January 2023, the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) recovered further in both the EU (+2.3 points to 98.0) and the euro area (+2.8 points to 99.9).
Insolvency Frameworks across the EU: Challenges after COVID-19
This paper provides an assessment framework for insolvency regimes in the EU with a view to inform economic surveillance, notably in the context of the European Semester and the MIP.
Quarterly Report on the Euro Area (QREA), Vol. 21, No. 4 (2022)
This edition of the QREA focusses on technical topics that are at the core of the Commission’s recent proposals for the reform of the EU economic governance framework;