The Economic theme covers a full range of issues like economic and monetary policy, financial markets, taxation and EU budget and the cohesion policy.
More sub-themes include the following areas:
- Macroeconomic and monetary policies
- Growth and employment
- Own resources and the budget of the European Union
- Financial markets (including the macroeconomic dimension of financial services and insurance)
- Regional and structural policies and economic and social cohesion
- Spatial planning
- Urban policy
Most of these themes and sub-themes are dealt within the Section for Economic and monetary policy and social cohesion (ECO), as well as the Consultative Committee on Industrial Change (CCMI) for topics related to financial markets.
The social economy topic is also dealt within the ECO section, together with the Section for Single Market, Production and Consumption section (INT).