ECON 

Commission for Economic Policy 

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The Commission for Economic Policy (ECON) coordinates ECON members' input on issues related to economic and industrial policy, such as competition and State Aid policy, public procurement, SME policy and entrepreneurship, Economic Governance and European Semester, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Internal Market and Digital Single Market. Its activities also encompass Economic and Monetary Policy, Taxation policy, International Trade and Tariffs (including WTO issues) and local/regional finances.  ​
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The ECON Secretariat is also responsible for the European Entrepreneurial Regions (EER) award scheme, which rewards EU regions with the most credible, forward-thinking and promising vision and innovative entrepreneurial policy strategy.

ECON is in charge of the Network of Regional Hubs for EU policy Implementation Review (RegHub) . RegHub is a platform, which involves local and regional actors through consultations to collect their experiences on EU policy implementation.

ECON manages the Broadband Platform, which is a joint initiative between the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Commission to help high-speed broadband reach all European regions.

The ECON Commission also plays a lead and coordination role in relations between the CoR and the European Investment Bank (EIB) Group , which s​​​​​​pan a broad range of actions and policy fields.

Finally, via surveys, studies and analyses the ECON secretariat helps its members to monitor current trends in European cities and regions, and to identify good policy practices. ​


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Studi

  • New trade and economic relations between EU-UK: the impact on regions and cities

    Data di pubblicazione: 08/04/2022Tema:Financial markets, Internal market, Sustainable developmentAutore:Michele Alessandrini, Carlo Bettini, Elena Iacobucci,Erik Gløersen and Sabine Zillmer (Spatial Foresight GmbH), Helene Gorny, Kinga Hat and Arndt Münch (ÖIR GmbH). Language review by Jacqueline Dawn Palmer
  • The state of the regions, cities and villages in the areas of socio¬economic policies. Contribution to the 2021 EU Annual Regional and Local Barometer

    Data di pubblicazione: 28/10/2021Tema:Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), Social economy, Employment, Green DealAutore:Kai Böhme, Christian Lüer, Flavio Besana, Sebastian Hans, Bernd Schuh, Arndt Münch & Helene Gorny, including inputs by Alessandro Valenza, Sabine Zillmer & Hristo Dokov, Language editing by Tim Wills
  • The state of digital transformation at regional level and COVID-19 induced changes to economy and business models, and their consequences for regions

    Data di pubblicazione: 14/07/2021Tema:Digital agenda, Digital policy and connectivity, SME policy, Territorial cohesionAutore:Simona Cavallini (Fondazione FORMIT) and Rossella Soldi (Progress Consulting S.r.l.)
  • Local and regional finances in the aftermath of COVID-19

    Data di pubblicazione: 24/06/2021Tema:Sub-national financeAutore:Michele Alessandrini (t33 Srl), Ivan Bosch Chen (CSES), Veronika Kubeková (Blomeyer & Sanz), and Fabio Fiorillo, with contributions from Roland Blomeyer (Blomeyer & Sanz), Gabriele Ceccarelli (t33 Srl) and Jack Malan (CSES), Lang. review by Timothy Wills.
  • Regional and local authorities and the National Recovery and Resilience Plans

    Data di pubblicazione: 24/06/2021Tema:Territorial cohesion, Sustainable development, European semester / Economic GovernanceAutore:Alessandro Valenza, Anda Iacob, Clarissa Amichetti, Pietro Celotti (t33 Srl), Sabine Zillmer (Spatial Foresight) and Jacek Kotrasinski
  • The EU’s notification procedure under the Services Directive – implications for local and regional authorities in the light of the January 2018 ECJ ruling

    Data di pubblicazione: 26/11/2020Tema:Internal market, Services of general economic interestAutore:Erich Dallhammer, Ursula Mollay and Joanne Tordy (ÖIR)
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    1. Regions and cities providing SGEIs: identifying difficulties resulting from the State aid framework

      Data di pubblicazione: 10/11/2020Tema:State aid and competition, Services of general economic interestAutore:Michele Alessandrini, Salvatore Tarantino (t33), Sabine Zillmer (Spatial Foresight), Martyna Derszniak-Noirjean (ÖIR), with contributions from Paola Le Moglie (t33) and language editing by Tim Wills (t33).
    2. Potential impacts of COVID-19 on regions and cities of the EU

      Data di pubblicazione: 12/10/2020Tema:Public healthAutore:Kai Böhme, Flavio Besana, Christian Lüer, Frank Holstein, Sebastian Hans (Spatial Foresight), Alessandro Valenza, Bertille Caillaud (t33) and Martyna Derszniak-Noirjean (ÖIR)
    3. Active subsidiarity and the European Semester: the involvement of cities and regions in policy-making for investment and structural reform

      Data di pubblicazione: 03/07/2020Tema:Subsidiarity and proportionalityAutore:Alessandro Valenza and Paul Hickey (t33 Srl), Sabine Zillmer and Paul Georis(Spatial Foresight)
    4. Assessing the need for a modification of the state aid rules for the phasing-out of coal

      Data di pubblicazione: 23/03/2020Tema:Industrial policyAutore:Michele Alessandrini, Pietro Celotti, Giacomo Nespeca (t33 Srl), Silke Haarich, Christian Lüer, Sabine Zillmer (Spatial Foresight GmbH), Erich Dallhammer, Martyna Derszniak-Noirjean, Markéta Prasilova (OIR GmbH), and Salvatore Tarantino.
    5. EU policy framework on SMEs: state of play and challenges

      Data di pubblicazione: 29/07/2019Tema:SME policyAutore:Michele Alessandrini, Alessandro Valenza, Andrea Gramillano, Chiara Zingaretti, (t33 Srl), Sabine Zillmer, Frank Holstein and Giacomo Salvatori (Spatial Foresight). Contributions from Erich Dallhammer,Mailin Gaupp-Berghausen and Martyna Derszniak (ÖIR)
    6. Implementing a place-based approach to EU industrial policy strategy

      Data di pubblicazione: 16/07/2019Tema:Industrial policyAutore:M. Alessandrini (t33), P. Celotti (t33), E. Dallhammer (OIR), H. Gorny (OIR), A. Gramillano (t33), B. Schuh (OIR) and C. Zingaretti (t33) with contributions from M. Toptsidou (Spatial Foresight)
    7. Assessing the implementation of the 2014 Directives on public procurement: challenges and opportunities at regional and local level

      Data di pubblicazione: 14/06/2019Tema:Public procurementAutore:Alessandro Valenza, Michele Alessandrini, Paul Negrila and Pietro Celotti (t33 Srl).
    8. A territorial approach for the implementation of the SDGs in the EU – The role of the European Committee of the Regions

      Data di pubblicazione: 11/04/2019Tema:Long-term strategy for investment, growth and jobs (renewed Europe 2020)Autore:François Levarlet, Michele Alessandrini, Pietro Celotti (t33) with contributions from Giacomo Salvatori and Frank Holstein (Spatial Foresight), Martyna Derszniak-Noirjean and Mailin Gaupp-Berghausen (ÖIR), Paolo Seri, Veronika Müller (t33)
    9. Administrative capacity of local and regional authorities: Opportunities and challenges for structural reforms and a more effective European economic governance

      Data di pubblicazione: 30/11/2018Tema:European semester / Economic GovernanceAutore:Jürgen Pucher (Project Leader) and Haris Martinos (METIS GmbH).
    10. The involvement of the Local and Regional Authorities in the European Semester – Analysis of the 2018 National Reform Programmes

      Data di pubblicazione: 01/10/2018Tema:European semester / Economic Governance, European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI), Europe 2020 StrategyAutore:Jürgen Pucher (Project Leader) and Wolfgang Schausberger (METIS GmbH)
    11. The democratic dimension of EU negotiations on trade agreements: the role and responsibilities of citizens and LRAs

      Data di pubblicazione: 17/12/2017Tema:Trade (incl. TTIP)Autore:Bernd Schuh, Sanja Brkanovic, Helene Gorny, Edith Stifter (ÖIR) in collaboration with Paola Le Moglie and Pietro Celotti (t33).
    12. The involvement of the local and regional authorities in the European Semester: analysis of the 2017 National Reform Programmes

      Data di pubblicazione: 19/10/2017Tema:European semester / Economic GovernanceAutore:Jürgen Pucher and Wolfgang Schausberger (METIS GmbH).
    13. Improving the European Semester by involving local and regional authorities: Overview of good practices

      Data di pubblicazione: 11/10/2017Tema:European semester / Economic GovernanceAutore:Jürgen Pucher and Haris Martinos (METIS GmbH).
    14. Implementation of the Decision and the Framework on SGEIs: involvement of LRAs in the reporting exercise and state of play as regards the assessment of social services as economic activities

      Data di pubblicazione: 08/06/2017Tema:Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), European Structural and Investment FundsAutore:Sabine Zillmer, Silke Haarich, Frank Holstein and Maria Toptsidou (Spatial Foresight) with contributions from Paola Le Moglie (t33)
    15. - Implementation of the Decision and the Framework on SGEIs: involvement of LRAs in the reporting exercise and state of play as regards the assessment of social services as economic activities - Executive Summary

      Data di pubblicazione: 07/06/2017Tema:Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)Autore:Sabine Zillmer, Silke Haarich, Frank Holstein and Maria Toptsidou (Spatial Foresight) with contributions from Paola Le Moglie (t33)
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    16. The role of the local and regional authorities in the implementation of the EFSI: opportunities and challenges

      Data di pubblicazione: 06/06/2017Tema:European Structural and Investment FundsAutore:Michele Alessandrini, François Levarlet, Paul Negrila, Paola Le Moglie, Andrea Bucci, Pietro Celotti (t33), Ursula Mollay (ÖIR) and Jacek Kotrasiński.
    17. - The role of the local and regional authorities in the implementationof the EFSI: opportunities and challenges - Executive Summary

      Data di pubblicazione: 05/06/2017Tema:European Structural and Investment FundsAutore:Michele Alessandrini, François Levarlet, Paul Negrila, Paola Le Moglie, Andrea Bucci, Pietro Celotti (t33), Ursula Mollay (ÖIR) and Jacek Kotrasiński.
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    18. Entrepreneurship on islands and other peripheral regions

      Data di pubblicazione: 18/04/2017Tema:European Structural and Investment Funds, Entrepreneurship, SME policyAutore:Silke Haarich, Sabine Zillmer, Frank Holstein, Amparo Montán, Nathalie Wergles, Maria Toptsidou (Spatial Foresight), Helene Gorny and Sanja Brkanovic (ÖIR) and Pietro Celotti (t33).
    19. The future of industry in Europe

      Data di pubblicazione: 18/04/2017Tema:European Structural and Investment FundsAutore:Michele Alessandrini, Pietro Celotti, Andrea Gramillano, and Marco Lilla (t33).
    20. How to improve regional and local governance of SME and entrepreneurship policy

      Data di pubblicazione: 17/04/2017Tema:European Structural and Investment Funds, SME policyAutore:Bernd Schuh, Stephanie Kirchmayr-Novak, Helene Gorny, Jiannis Kaucic, Florian Keringer (ÖIR), Sebastian Hans, Frank Holstein, Maria Topsidou, Sabine Zillmer (Spatial Foresight), Paola Le Moglie, Elodie Lorgeoux, Pietro Celotti (t33)
    21. The role of the local and regional authorities in the implementation of Europe 2020 – analysis of 2016 National Reform Programmes

      Data di pubblicazione: 27/09/2016Tema:European semester / Economic Governance, Europe 2020 StrategyAutore:Jürgen Pucher (project leader), Nicole Hauder, Wolfgang Schausberger (Metis GmbH).
    22. Obstacles to investments at local and regional level

      Data di pubblicazione: 25/09/2016Tema:European Structural and Investment Funds, Investment policyAutore:Jürgen Pucher (Project Leader), Haris Martinos and Wolfgang Schausberger (Metis GmbH).
    23. A Code of Conduct on the involvement of the Local and Regional Authorities in the European Semester

      Data di pubblicazione: 01/12/2015Tema:European semester / Economic Governance, Europe 2020 StrategyAutore:Jürgen Pucher (Project Leader) and Haris Martinos (Metis GmbH)
    24. The role of Local and Regional Authorities in the implementation of Europe 2020 – Analysis of 2015 National Reform Programmes

      Data di pubblicazione: 10/11/2015Tema:Europe 2020 Strategy, European semester / Economic GovernanceAutore:Jürgen Pucher (Project Leader), Teresa Blood, Alexandra Frangenheim and Wolfgang Schausberger (Metis GmbH).
    25. Success Factors for LRAs in Implementing Europe 2020

      Data di pubblicazione: 07/10/2015Tema:Europe 2020 StrategyAutore:Terri Kafyeke and Tanja Srebotnjak (Ecologic Institute).
    26. On the role of the local and regional authorities in the Europe 2020 National Reform Programmes: Analysis of the 2014 National Reform Programmes

      Data di pubblicazione: 14/12/2014Tema:Europe 2020 StrategyAutore:Asya Dimitrova and Markus Hametner (Institute for Managing Sustainability, Vienna University of Economics and Business) with contributions from Tanja Srebotnjak (Ecologic Institute).
    27. Public investment to support long-term economic growth in the EU

      Tema:Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)
    28. A fiscal capacity for the euro area?

Composizione

  • portrait of Michael MURPHYMichael MURPHYPresidente
  • portrait of Dainis TURLAISDainis TURLAISPrimo/a vicepresidente
  • portrait of Robert Sorin NEGOIȚĂRobert Sorin NEGOIȚĂSecondo/a vicepresidente

​S​​ecretariat

Head of Unit: Marie-Claire Neill-Cowper

Deputy Head of Unit: Robert Rönström, in charge of Public procurement, Trade, Brexit, Competition and State Aid Policy

Assistant to the HoU: Maria Smyth

Administrators:

  • Nils Brunelet, in charge of Local/Regional Finance and Investment, RRF, Economic Governance, Economic and Monetary Policy, relations with the EIB
  • Marek Bobis, in charge of Digital Single Market, Broadband Platform
  • Rafael Mondelaers, in charge of RegHub and Single Market
  • Audrey Parizel, in charge of sustainable Development Goals Governance, Economic Governance and European Semester
  • Alexander Popov, in charge of Digital Single Market, Broadband Platform
  • Anke Schuster, in charge of Digital Single Market, Broadband Platform
  • ​Rainer Steffens, in charge of RegHub
  • Piotr Zajączkowski, in charge of SME Policy and Entrepreneurship, EER scheme and Internal Market

Assistants:

  • Andreea Linul, general support to ECON Commission
  • Teresa Geyer, general support to RegHub ​​

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