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Publications

“Ad Concordiam” Collection

The not-for-profit Association "Ad Concordiam" publishes its own book collection, whose thematic topic is the Economic Agreement since its restoration in 1981. The original language of the collection is Spanish with the exception of the books "International Conference. Basque Economic Agreement and Europe" and "The Economic Agreement between the Basque Country and Spain". However, an abstract in English for each book is provided below.

Haciendas Forales: 30 años de Concierto Económico y perspectivas de futuro

Haciendas Forales: 30 años de Concierto Económico y perspectivas de futuro

Authors: Varios

Este volumen incluye los textos de las ponencias y comunicaciones presentadas en el mes de febrero de 2011 en el Congreso celebrado en Bilbao y organizado por el Centro de Documentación del Concierto Económico y las Haciendas Forales de la UPV-EHU. En la labor de balance y perspectivas de 30 años de actividad de las Haciendas Forales destacan no solo análisis económicos o jurídicos, sino también otros vinculados a la opinión pública, que nos muestran cómo, a pesar de que el Concierto es pieza básica del autogobierno del País Vasco, todavía queda por hacer en su labor de proyección hacia la sociedad.

The Economic Agreement between the Basque Country and Spain

Author: Ignacio Zubiri Oria

The purpose of this book is to analyze and explain the Economic Agreement to English speakers: what it is, its historical origin, the use made by the Basque Country of the tax autonomy given by the Economic Agreement and the economic implications of the Economic Agreement. The book also reviews the differences and similarities between the financing systems of Foral Autonomous Communities (the Basque Country and Navarre) and the other Autonomous Communities in Spain (the so called Common system of financing).

International Conference. Basque Economic Agreement and Europe

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Editor: Eduardo J. Alonso Olea

Within the framework of the criteria set by the European Court of Justice in its Decision, known as the Azores case, on fiscal autonomy and European regions, "Ad Concordiam" held an International Conference at Deusto University in December 2006. Under the topic "Economic Agreement, regional tax regulation and State aid", several communications and papers, which are gathered in this publication, were presented.

La Identidad Pactada: Primer Proceso Estatutario y Concierto Económico 1981

Author: Miren Alcedo Moneo

On December 29th 1980, a Committee of delegates of the Basque Institutions agreed with the delegation of representatives of the Spanish Government on the new legal text of the Economic Agreement, pillar of the Basque Autonomy. Previously there had been many meetings. The scope of the research contained in this book is finding out what the conversations were like in these meetings, what the expectations of each part were, which pressures the delegates had to deal with and how the negotiators valued the final agreement.

El Régimen Jurídico del Concierto Económico

Author: Fernando de la Hucha Celador

In this book about the status of the Economic Agreement within the Spanish legal framework, the author, professor of Finance and Tax Law at the Public University of Navarre, focuses on two outstanding topics: the limits of the harmonization competences conferred by the law to the Common Institutions of the Basque Autonomous Community and the legal nature of tax regulations, or Normas Forales, according to the different categories of legislative instruments in Spanish Law and their judicial or constitutional review.

Recopilación del Concierto Económico Vasco: Legislación, Jurisprudencia y Bibliografía.

Authors: Alberto Atxabal Rada y Javier Muguruza Arrese

This study covers the different legal versions of the Economic Agreement, their related case-law and bibliography since 1981 until 2002. It contains court sentences, administrative resolutions and bibliographical notes, gathered in the same book, as well as a short account of the History of the peculiar economic and administrative regime of the Economic Agreement.

La opinión pública española sobre el Concierto Económico Vasco (1952-2002)

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Author: Maider Ensunza Arrien

This book is the second part of the research project, carried out in collaboration with the Sabino Arana Foundation, about the Spanish public opinion, as expressed in the written media from 1876 to 1937, extending the temporal scope of the research to the period from 1952 to 2002.

Crisis y renovación del Concierto Económico

Author: Enrique Lucas Murillo de la Cueva

This book contains the winner paper-research of the First Prize of Monografias "Ad Concordiam" and it focuses on three issues which raised outsanding debates during the negotiation and initial drafts of the Economic Agreement of 2002: the Basque Institutions representation in Europe, the unilateral extension of the Economic Agreement of 1981 and the institutional bodies which should take part in the negotiating process.

Adolfo Gabriel de Urquijo e Ibarra (1866-1933): Un artífice del Concierto Económico

Author: Gregorio Castaño San José

This book contains the second position paper-research of the First Prize of Monografias "Ad Concordiam" and it focuses on the historical figure, on the memory of whom the book is titled, Adolfo Gabriel de Urquijo e Ibarra, President of the Provincial Deputation of Bizkaia from 1905 to 1907 and one of the negotiators of the Economic Agreement of 1906.

Comentarios al nuevo Concierto Económico vasco

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Coordinator: Iñaki Alonso Arce

This publication contains a compilation of papers and essays, written during 2002 and 2003 and presented by experts on the Economic Agreement, about the legal text of the Economic Agreement, as the result of the negotiation process, signed in 2002. They offer an expert overview of the finance and tax regulation of the new agreed legal text.

El Concierto Económico: La renovación de 2002

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Editor: Iñaki Alonso Arce

This publication gathers the official documents published concerning all the procedures which were previous to the approval of the Economic Agreement in 2002. Not only it contains the internal documentation of the procedures at the General Assemblies of the Historical Territories, Juntas Generales, Basque Parliament and Spanish Parliament but the ones published in the Official Gazettes as well. It also includes the 25/2001 Law, May 27, by virtue of which the Economic Agreement of 1981 was unilaterally extended by the central Spanish Administration.

Opinión Pública Española sobre el Concierto Económico Vasco (1876-1937)

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Authors: Sonia González García y otras

This book contains the results of a research study, carried out in collaboration with the Sabino Arana Foundation, about the Spanish public opinion, as expressed in the written media of every ideology, in relation with the diverse covenants reached for the negotiations or renewals of the Economic Agreement since its origin in 1876 to its abolition in Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa in 1937.

Reflexiones en torno a la renovación del Concierto Económico vasco

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Coordinator: Iñaki Alonso Arce

This publication contains a compilation of papers and essays signed by experts on the Economic Agreement about the negotiation process before the signature of the new Agreement, which took place during 2001. They offer a multidisciplinary approach to the process because of the fact that authors from different fields, academia, politics and Basque public administration, express their views.

500 años de Hacienda Foral

Author: Eduardo J. Alonso Olea

This thin book contains a historical introduction and a brief account of how the Foral Treasury of Bizkaia is and operates since its origins in the 15th century up to nowadays. In his second part, there is an overview of its origins, its development until its abrogation in Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa in 1937, its restoration in 1981 and its effects for the Basque Country, with special reference to the current determination of the Quota or Cupo.