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Quarterly Report on the Euro Area (QREA), Vol.15, No.2 (2016)


Institutional Paper 30
Publication date
14 July 2016
Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs


Volume 15 N. 2 (2016) of the QREA looks at the role of cross-border risk sharing, both through financial and labour market incomes generated across borders and through cross-border fiscal transfers, in mitigating asymmetric shocks, and compares the situation in the euro area to that of the United States. Other sections examine the mechanisms through which financial markets effect the real economy and confidence spillovers in the euro area.

Information and identifiers

Institutional Papers 30. July 2016. Brussels. PDF. 48pp. Tab. Graph. Free.

KC-BC-16-030-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-79-54335-7 (online)
ISSN 2443-8014 (online)
doi: 10.2765/90786 (online)

JEL classification: A10, C10, C11, C23, C54, D12, E00, E21, E32, E61, F15, 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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