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Financial Times - Recovery programmes linked to the European Semester

In the Financial Time's Europe Express, Thu Nguyen and Nils Redeker's new policy brief on the European Semester and Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) is discussed. 

The marriage between the European Semester and the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) gives Semester reform recommendations more power, as these reforms need to be carried out in order to obtain the full benefits of the Recovery Fund. According to Nils Redeker and Thu Nguyen "Brussels should trim back Semester recommendations that are not linked to recovery fund payments to avoid making proposals that are 'bound to be ignored.'"

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