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Fiscal Federalism in the European Union and Its Countries

A Confrontation between Theories and Facts

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Clément Vaneecloo, Augusta Badriotti and Margherita Fornasini

Contents: Relationship between levels of government, budget, fiscal systems – Critics and presentation of the traditional theory of Fiscal Federalism (M-O-T) – Cohesion Policy – National and European fiscal policies (stabilisation) – Comparison between 2004 European enlargement and German Unification – Positive and normative analysis of European Fiscal Federalism, of EU fiscal-related problems and the likely evolution of the EU fiscal setting – Statistical study of the fiscal systems and of intergovernmental relationships in the EU and its 25 Member States – EU - the way forward in the current context.