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Why tackling late government payments to businesses should be a key priority

Conti, Maurizio, Elia, Leandro, Ferrara, Antonella and Ferraresi, Massimiliano (2020) Why tackling late government payments to businesses should be a key priority. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (16 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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Every year, many businesses across Europe go bankrupt as a result of payment delays. For this reason, the EU established a Late Payment Directive in 2011. Maurizio Conti, Leandro Elia, Antonella Ferrara and Massimiliano Ferraresi assess the impact of the directive, finding it has had some notable positive effects for the financial position of firms. Given the strain many businesses are under as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak, it is now more vital than ever for policymakers to address the problem.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2020 07:51
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:37

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