Q&A

Q&A

One of the strategic priorities of DIPLOCAT is the publication of accurate papers that enable international audiences to understand Catalonia. These documents are published in several languages and explain the current political process in Catalonia as well as the efforts to overcome Europe’s current economic crisis.

Catalonia Background Information

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Current Financing System of the Spanish Autonomous Communities
Ministry of Economy and Knowledge
28/09/2017  
The fiscal deficit of Catalonia with the central Spanish Administration
Ministry of Economy and Knowledge
27/09/2017  
Fiscal Deficit and Current Finance System of the Spanish Autonomous Communities
Ministry of Economy and Knowledge
26/09/2017  
The fiscal consolidation process in Catalonia (2010-2016)
Ministry of Economy and Knowledge
26/09/2017  
The Catalan Economy in the European Context
Ministry of Economy and Knowledge
06/09/2017    
Brief introduction to the political institutions of Catalonia
Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia
13/07/2017      
Is Spain a federal country?
Ferran Requejo
26/04/2017            
Does Catalonia have the right of self-determination?
Josep Costa
20/04/2017          
The Spanish Constitutional Court and the meaning of public diplomacy
Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia
19/04/2017          
The Catalan referendum and Spanish public opinion
Jordi Muñoz Mendoza
01/07/2016      
The Spanish state’s linguistic absolutism
Juan Carlos Moreno Cabrera
02/12/2015          
Facts and figures: businesses stay put in Catalonia
Catalonia Trade & Investment. Ministry for Business and Labour. Government of Catalonia
26/11/2015          
Fiscal decentralization in Spain
Marta Espasa Queralt
13/02/2015          
Independence of Catalonia: opportunities and threats for the Catalan economy
Xavier Cuadras Morató
06/10/2014  
The Val d'Aran, the Occitan identity of Catalonia
Jusèp Loís Sans Socasau and Jèp de Montoya e Parra
26/09/2014            
The right to decide in Catalonia and Spain – its place in the constitution and legal basis
Mercè Barceló
17/09/2014      
The Catalan exile of 1939
Enric Pujol
19/06/2014            
The question of Catalan independence - 300 years after the loss of institutional freedoms
Michel Leiberich
28/03/2014    
The difficulty of Catalonia fitting into Spain
Joaquín Roy
28/01/2014  
Scotland’s White Paper for Independence: Summary
Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia
17/01/2014          
Democracy and Self-Determination in the EU
Montserrat Guibernau
12/11/2013    
The Generalitat – the centuries-old governing body of Catalonia
Jaume Sobrequés
12/11/2013            
The Development of Parliamentarism in Catalonia until 1714
Joaquim Albareda
08/10/2013      
Catalonia was a nation-state until 1714
Joaquim Albareda
08/10/2013      
Why Catalonia seeks an independence referendum
Klaus-Jürgen Nagel
29/08/2013  
Is Catalonia heading towards independence?
Michael Keating
02/07/2013  
The Controversial Reform of the Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia (2005-2010)
Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia
09/07/2013      
The Legal Basis for a Referendum or other Public Consultation on the Political Future of Catalonia
Institut d'Estudis Autonòmics
15/05/2013        

Last updated: 5 July 2016

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