References

European Commission (2013). Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020 and EU Budget 2014 in a nutshell. Available at: http://ec.europa.eu/budget/news/article_en.cfm?id=201401281520 

European Commission (2013). The European Union Explained — How the European Union Works. Available at: http://bookshop.europa.eu/en/how-the-european-union-works-pbNA0414810/ 

Official Journal of the European Union (2013). Council Regulation (EU, EURATOM) No 1311/2013. Available at: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2013:347:0884:0891:EN:PDF 

European Parliament (2012). Deterrence of fraud with EU funds through investigative journalism in EU-27, 2012. Available at: http://www.journalismfund.eu/sites/default/files/EP%20Study%20-%20Deterrence%20of%20fraud.pdf 

Official sources of EU budget data

For the source of EU funds beneficiaries, please refer to the Open Data audit of EU funds

EU Budget 2006 - 2013 (revenue and expenditures)

http://ec.europa.eu/budget/revexp/revenue_and_expenditure_files/data/revenue_and_expenditure_en.xls

Multiannual Financial Framework 2014 - 2010

http://ec.europa.eu/budget/mff/lib/data/MFF2014-2020.xls

Cohesion Policy Data

Information, available as open data, about the investments made and the results obtained under the Cohesion Policy (as well as contextual data on the socio-economic situation in each EU country).

https://cohesiondata.ec.europa.eu/