New EU own resources: possibilities and limitations of steering effects and sectoral policy co-benefits

Client/Funding Institution

European Parliament


The European Parliament had demanded a more autonomous budget financed by own resources which are linked to policy goals.The purpose of this study was to prepare the European Parliament’s Committee on Budgets for making recommendations ahead of the Commission legislative proposals and to analyse the proposals submitted by the Commission and preparing the committee for adopting an opinion. The first stage analysed each of the four new own resources to be proposed in June 2021. The second stage of the study dealt with several aspects related to the implementation of the roadmap stipulated in the interinstitutional agreement. wiiw contibuted to this study as a subcontractor of Blomeyer&Sanz and in cooperation with WIFO.


March 2021 - August 2021

wiiw team Leader

Mario Holzner

wiiw Staff

Ronald Hartwig, Niko Korpar

Project Partners

Blomeyer & Sanz, WIFO

Countries covered: European Union

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy