A New Budget for the European Union

  title={A New Budget for the European Union},
  author={Alfonso. Iozzo and Stefano Micossi and Maria Teresa. Salvemini},
The present budget of the European Union has long ceased to represent European policy priorities; it is the result of decisions taken decades ago and subsequent incremental adjustments decided under the pressure of external events or for political expediency. Its increasing detachment from emerging needs and policy priorities undermines support for the Union among public opinion. This Policy Brief considers possible changes in the budget structure that would provide a separate and transparent… CONTINUE READING