Economic coordination mechanisms need national parliaments

The principle of strengthening national parliaments in the EU’s legislative process has attracted substantial attention in recent years. Perhaps more important, however, is their role in economic governance. Valentin Kreilinger writes that national parliaments canplay a key role in scrutinising the economic policy surveillance and coordination of the so-called ‘European Semester’.

This policy brief was first published on the website of the London School of Economics.

Valentin Kreilinger has recently published a report on National Parliaments, surveillance mechanisms and ownership in the Euro area. Find it here.

Dr. Valentin Kreilinger formally worked for the Jacques Delors Centre.

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