The European economic crisis has brought to light that existing governance structures and institutions in Europe exhibit a number of substantial shortcomings. Some aspects of these governance structures have to be revised and adjusted in order to make the European Union more resilient to shocks, more sustainable in terms of public finances, and more flexible for adapting to challenges.

Sachs, Andreas (2013), Governance Structures in Europe, Europäische Kommission, Brüssel. Download