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Is there an alternative to the European economic policy? The European Parliament response

On 25 February 2016, the European Parliament adopted its Report on the Annual Growth Survey 2016. Maria João Rodrigues, rapporteur of this report, presents in this Tribune the main proposals of the EP.

|   03/03/2016             |   Maria João Rodrigues             |   Economics and finance
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On 25 February 2016, the European Parliament (EP) adopted its Report on the European Semester for economic policy coordination: Annual Growth Survey 2016. Maria João Rodrigues, Vice Chair of the S&D group in the EP, rapporteur of this Report and member of the board of directors of the Jacques Delors Institute, presents in this Tribune the main proposals of the EP. She outlines that fiscal consolidation and structural reforms are not enough and that the EU should have a strong priority in investment in Europe and expanding domestic demand.