Bruxelles, Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2006. 238 pp., 40 tables and graphs
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.