Budget in the news (Mar 24 – Mar 31)

This week the ongoing discussion around the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) was on the media’s main focus:

Lewandowski and Barosso arguing that FTT would reduce Member Statses GNI contribution to the EU budget by 50%:
EU-Kommissar: EU-Staaten könnten 54 Milliarden Euro sparen

(europe online magazine)
The tax on financial transactions in return for lower contributions to the EU countries


FTT’s impact on current framing negotiations:
Streit um EU-Haushalt eröffnet – Fronten unverändert

Deutschland bleibt im Streit um EU-Haushalt hart

(europe online magazine)
Thomas Adler

About Thomas Adler

Thomas Adler studied Philosophy & Economics and European History at the University of Bayreuth. He is interested in institutional economics, game theory, political philosophy and the history of economic thoughts.