European Minister of Economy and Finance


IHS Director Martin Kocher contributed to a policy report by the European Network for Economic and Fiscal Policy Research (EconPol) about the potential role for a European minister of economy and finance in a European fiscal union (EMEF). The report lays out the main challenges along the current institutional settings and analyses proposed institutional changes, especially regarding the introduction of the European Monetary Fund (EMF). The EMEF, the report concludes, should take on several responsibilities in the ongoing reform process of the European Fiscal Union. 

Read the full report (in English)