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Reviving a Role for the Bretton Woods Institutions: The Financial Crisis of 2008

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, the IMF, World Bank, and Congress entered the revived stage of the relationship among them. The revival was triggered externally by the international dimensions of the 2008 financial ... More


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

Martin Sandbu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175942
eISBN:
9781400885510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175942.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Originally conceived as part of a unifying vision for Europe, the euro is now viewed as a millstone around the neck of a continent crippled by vast debts, sluggish economies, and growing populist ... More


Conclusion

Graham K. Wilson and Wyn Grant

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

One common theme in the period since 2008 in both the United States and Europe was political failure to cope with the crisis, despite the success of the immediate stabilization efforts at the time of ... More


Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy

Costas Meghir, Christopher A. Pissarides, Dimitri Vayanos, and Nikolaos Vettas (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262035835
eISBN:
9780262339216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035835.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

More than eight years after the global financial crisis began, the economy of Greece shows little sign of recovery, and its position in the eurozone seems tenuous. Between 2008 and 2014, incomes in ... More


From Convergence to Crisis: Labor Markets and the Instability of the Euro

Alison Johnston

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702655
eISBN:
9781501703775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702655.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

What explains Eurozone member-states' divergent exposure to Europe's sovereign debt crisis? Deviating from current fiscal and financial views, this book focuses on labor markets in a narrative that ... More


An ‘all-encompassing plan’ to solve the crisis in the Eurozone?

Costas Simitis

in The European debt crisis: The Greek case

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719095795
eISBN:
9781781707005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095795.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter discusses the efforts of the European Council to articulate a holistic plan for the resolution of the Eurozone's problems. The proposals of the German government on a Competitiveness ... More


Cracks in the euro

Costas Simitis

in The European debt crisis: The Greek case

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719095795
eISBN:
9781781707005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095795.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter discusses the intensification of the Eurozone crisis in the aftermath of the Greek election of May 2012, particularly as concerns over the health of the Spanish economy put pressure on ... More


Cyprus

Costas Simitis

in The European debt crisis: The Greek case

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719095795
eISBN:
9781781707005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095795.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter discusses the causes of the Cypriot crisis and circumstances of its bailout by the EU and the IMF. It is argued that the excesses of the Cypriot banking system had been largely ... More


Repoliticising depoliticisation: theoretical preliminaries on some responses to the American fiscal and Eurozone debt crises

Bob Jessop

in Tracing the Political: Depoliticisation, governance and the state

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447326601
eISBN:
9781447326625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326601.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Politicisation, depoliticisation, and repoliticisation are basic and interrelated concepts in political analysis. They may also describe specific political strategies in relatively stable, turbulent ... More


Greece and the Idolatry of Debt

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/9780691175942.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter evaluates the case of Greece's sovereign debt crisis. Greece only makes up one-fiftieth of the eurozone economy. The problems it has caused the monetary union, however, are out of all ... More


Righting the Course: From Bail-Out to Bail-In

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/9780691175942.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter details how the eurozone's leadership redeemed itself in 2012–13, though only very partially, by moving from an abhorrence of sovereign and bank debt restructuring to an embrace of both. ... More


PASOK’s opportunistic optimism

Costas Simitis

in The European debt crisis: The Greek case

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719095795
eISBN:
9781781707005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095795.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the economic programme of PASOK in the run up to the 2009 election. It argues that the party failed to realise the seriousness of Greece's economic peril and did not ... More


The Global Financial Crisis and Beyond

Adam D. Dixon

in The New Geography of Capitalism: Firms, Finance, and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199668236
eISBN:
9780191781957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668236.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

The final chapter concludes our discussion, using the global financial crisis as its starting point to reiterate the key arguments of the book.


The European experiment

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

From his experiences during the First World War and then as Deputy Secretary General of the League of Nations, Frenchman Jean Monnet developed a practical plan for uniting countries of Europe under a ... More


The IMF and the Politics of Austerity in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis

Ben Clift

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198813088
eISBN:
9780191851070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813088.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The book provides a path-breaking comprehensive analysis of how the IMF approach to fiscal policy has evolved since 2008, the Fund’s role within the politics of austerity, and how it worked to shape ... More


The Enforcement of EU Law and Values: Ensuring Member States' Compliance

András Jakab and Dimitry Kochenov (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198746560
eISBN:
9780191808487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746560.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is clear that the current crisis of the EU is not confined to the Eurozone and the EMU, evidenced in its inability to ensure the compliance of Member States to follow the principles and values ... More


The Final Act: A Declining and Divided Europe

Ashoka Mody

in EuroTragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199351381
eISBN:
9780190873721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199351381.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses Eurozone's decline in the global economic leagues. On top of the historically low productivity growth, insufficient monetary and fiscal stimulus through 2014 did material ... More


Can Stimulus without Debt Be Used by Other Countries?

Laurence Seidman

in How to Combat Recession: Stimulus without Debt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190462178
eISBN:
9780190462208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462178.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Stimulus without debt for any economically advanced country with its own central bank is the same as for the United States. In the eurozone there is one central bank, the European Central Bank (ECB), ... More


The Failure of Financial Regulation

Donal Donovan and Antoin E. Murphy

in The Fall of the Celtic Tiger: Ireland and the Euro Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199663958
eISBN:
9780191749223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663958.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter investigates the failure of the regulatory authorities to prevent the Irish financial disaster. Specific attention is directed towards the Financial Regulator, the Central Bank of ... More


National Parliaments after the Lisbon Treaty and the Euro Crisis: Resilience or Resignation?

Davor Jancic (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198791621
eISBN:
9780191834004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791621.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Providing a critical assessment, this book examines the two key factors which have deeply affected the position of national parliaments in European integration: the entry into force of the Lisbon ... More


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