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The Impact of Active Leverage I: Making Political Systems More Competitive, 1994–8

Milada Anna Vachudova

in Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage, and Integration After Communism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199241194
eISBN:
9780191602382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241198.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Once the EU developed its active leverage, noncompliance with EU membership requirements became visible and costly for governments in candidate states. This chapter illustrates the effectiveness of ... More


Why EMU Is—or May Be—Good for European Welfare States

Martin Rhodes

in European States and the Euro: Europeanization, Variation, and Convergence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250257
eISBN:
9780191599101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250251.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Argues that the commonly expressed fear, that EMU will contribute to the decline of welfare states in Europe, is not clearly borne out by the historical evidence, and that it may even possibly come ... More


Kosovo: The Regional Dimension

The Independent International Commission on Kosovo

in The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines past obstacles and presents opportunities for the development of regional cooperation, which, in the long run, remains a necessary precondition for peace and stability in south‐eastern ... More


Exploit External Constraints

Tito Boeri, Micael Castanheira, Riccardo Faini, Vincenzo Galasso, Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Carcillo Stéphane, Jonathan Haskel, Giuseppe Nicoletti, Enrico Perotti, Carlo Scarpa, Lidia Tsyganok, and Christian Wey

in Structural Reforms Without Prejudices

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203628
eISBN:
9780191708169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203628.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter takes a different angle on policy-making by recognizing that several successful reforms were actually implemented under pressure from external constraints. Although strong governments ... More


Afterword to the Paperback Edition on Global Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol

Scott Barrett

in Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199286096
eISBN:
9780191602832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286094.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter updates the previous chapter. It explains that while the Kyoto Protocol has entered into force, it is still unlikely to change behavior because the fundamental problems with this ... More


Hegemony and IR Theory

Ian Clark

in Hegemony in International Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199556267
eISBN:
9780191725609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556267.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter locates hegemony in the context of IR theoretical debates. In particular, it examines two alternative conceptions of international stability, one related to a dispersal of power, and the ... More


Making the EMU: The Politics of Budgetary Surveillance and the Enforcement of Maastricht

James D. Savage

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238699
eISBN:
9780191696770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238699.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

The Maastricht Treaty and the Stability Growth Pact demand that EU member states comply with their famous deficit and debt requirements of three and sixty per cent of GDP. Yet, how can the EU's ... More


Financial Crisis: Global Regulatory Reaction

Garcia Alcubilla and Ruiz del Pozo

in Credit Rating Agencies on the Watch List: Analysis of European Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199608867
eISBN:
9780191739125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608867.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Rating agencies were in the spotlight again as a result of the US subprime crisis that started during the summer of 2007 and that highlighted the systemic relevance of the agencies in financial ... More


Applications

DAVID MCKAY

in Federalism and European Union: A Political Economy Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296775
eISBN:
9780191685279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296775.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter attempts to apply some of the theories described to the European context. The main argument is that most of the scenarios provided by a range of respected economists will generate ... More


European Statistical Case Law for Stage III Monetary Union, 1998–2004

James D. Savage

in Making the EMU: The Politics of Budgetary Surveillance and the Enforcement of Maastricht

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238699
eISBN:
9780191696770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238699.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the Eurostat's major rulings on the allocation of mobile phone licenses, swaps, and securitization that significantly influenced member states' fiscal positions. The swaps case ... More


Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia

Chris Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469640662
eISBN:
9781469640679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640662.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

When Vladimir Putin first took power in 1999, he was a little-known figure ruling a country that was reeling from a decade and a half of crisis. In the years since, he has reestablished Russia as a ... More


Harmonization of Financial Regulation

Junji Nakagawa

in International Harmonization of Economic Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604661
eISBN:
9780191731679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604661.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes international harmonization of financial regulation. This is a relatively new regulatory area, with international harmonization efforts starting only in the 1980s. ... More


Nanoscale Device Physics: Science and Engineering Fundamentals

Sandip Tiwari

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198759874
eISBN:
9780191820847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759874.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Nanoscale devices are distinguishable from the larger microscale devices in their specific dependence on physical phenomena and effects that are central to their operation. The size change manifests ... More


Was a Fourth Pillar of Global Economic Architecture Created?

Eric Helleiner

in The Status Quo Crisis: Global Financial Governance After the 2008 Meltdown

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199973637
eISBN:
9780190203207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973637.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

When the Financial Stability Board was created in 2009, it was heralded as a new “fourth pillar” of global economic architecture—alongside the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and World Trade ... More


Financial Regulation and Supervision: A post-crisis analysis

Eddy Wymeersch, Klaus J. Hopt, and Guido Ferrarini (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199660902
eISBN:
9780191806902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199660902.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This comprehensive account of financial regulation and supervision in times of crisis analyses the complex changes under way regarding the new financial regulatory structures in the EU. Focusing on ... More


The Reorganization of the International Financial Architecture in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis

Claus D. Zimmerman

in A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680740
eISBN:
9780191760686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680740.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

Like earlier crises, the Global Financial Crisis has triggered a restructuring of the international financial architecture. The G-20 was revived to provide a forum for the leaders of the world’s ... More


Ireland: The Private Is Political

Martin Sandbu

in Europe's Orphan: The Future of the Euro and the Politics of Debt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175942
eISBN:
9781400885510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175942.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines the case of Ireland's sovereign debt crisis. It was six months after Greece had been subjected to the troika's tutelage in return for a vast bridge loan, and the eurozone had ... More


The Dynamics of Organizations

Wolfgang Banzhaf and Lidia Yamamoto

in Artificial Chemistries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029438
eISBN:
9780262329460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029438.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Now that we have set the stage for organizations, we can study their dynamics, their formation and decay. A key aspect of such an attempt is to quantify the stability of organizations which can be ... More


The Status Quo Crisis: Global Financial Governance After the 2008 Meltdown

Eric Helleiner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199973637
eISBN:
9780190203207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973637.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

What has been the significance of the 2008 global financial crisis for global financial governance? Because of its severity, many analysts predicted that the crisis experience would be a very ... More


The Nuclear Renaissance and International Security

Adam N. Stulberg and Matthew Fuhrmann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804784177
eISBN:
9780804785303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784177.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Interest in nuclear energy has surged in recent years. Many tout this as important for meeting growing energy needs and redressing the problem of global climate change. Yet there are also risks that ... More


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