Understanding the Political Economy of Reforms. Lessons from the EU

Met dank overgenomen van Europese Commissie (EC), gepubliceerd op woensdag 12 januari 2022.


This Brief focuses the main political economy factors influencing the implementation of reforms, also in the context of the recovery from Covid-19 crisis.


Theo Aphecetche, Erik Canton, Maria Garrone and Alexandr Hobza. European Commission.

Information and identifiers

Economic Brief 70. January 2022. Brussels. PDF 18pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BE-21-007-EN-N (online)

ISBN 978-92-76-29625-6 (online)

ISSN 2443-8030 (online)

doi:10.2765/04105 (online)

JEL classification: P11, P16


European Economy Economic Briefs are written by the staff of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs to inform discussion on economic policy and to stimulate debate. The views expressed in this document are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of the European Commission.