Focus Papers

The Focus Papers series is comprised of short papers that address, in a concise, but comprehensive, format important and timely issues that contribute to the discussion on economics and public finance.





Focus paper no.6 / 11 July 2017

An overview of budget strategies in the 2017 Stability and Convergence Programmes of the EU countries


Focus paper no. 5 / 21 June 2017

Governing pharmaceutical spending through ceilings and the payback mechanism


Focus paper no. 4 / 7 April 2017

Remuneration of casual supplementary employment: the voucher system


Focus Paper no. 3 / 20 March 2017

Intermediate consumption of general government


Focus Paper no. 2 / 18 January 2017

The 2017 budget within the policy scenario of the public finances


Focus Paper no. 1 / 3 January 2017

An overview of the public finance strategies set out in the 2017 Draft Budgetary Plans







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