FIRSTRUN First Workshop

The first FIRSTRUN workshop was held on Wednesday 16 September 2015 at CEPS
(Place du Congrès 1, 1000 Brussels, Belgium).

The workshop presented findings from the FIRSTRUN research that test EU fiscal rules using historical data from Finland and then focused on the current policy debate presenting different views about how the future of EU governance could and should evolve.

Programme: What future for EU Fiscal Governance? From the five presidents’ report to the case of Greece

Niku Määttänen (ETLA): Introduction to FIRSTRUN

Tero Kuusi (ETLA): Does the structural budget balance guide fiscal policy pro-cyclically?

Cinzia Alcidi (CEPS): Fiscal rules and fiscal coordination – The Greek watershed



Funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European union.