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Who Wins and Who Loses in the City of London from the Establishment of European Monetary Union

Leila Talani

in After the Euro: Shaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296393
eISBN:
9780191599002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The author analyses the different positions in relation to the single European currency of the many different types of firm and interest organizations in the London financial sector. There is ... More


German Strategy for the IGC

Kenneth Dyson and Kevin Featherstone

in The Road To Maastricht: Negotiating Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296386
eISBN:
9780191599125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829638X.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The influences on German negotiating positions are examined from the preparation for the IGC through to the end game. The focus is on Kohl, Waigel, Köhler, and Lautenschlager, as well as what ... More


The Joy of Flux: What Europe May Learn from North America's Preference for National Currency Sovereignty

Stephen Clarkson

in After the Euro: Shaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296393
eISBN:
9780191599002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

NAFTA has not followed the EU in developing a single currency. The author analyses the case for and against a potential US dollar union from a Canadian perspective, explaining a preference for ... More


Currency Areas, Exchange Rate Systems, and International Monetary Reform

Robert Mundell

in The Dollarization Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155358
eISBN:
9780199832989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155351.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter opens with a discussion on the dollar’s position as the world’s pre-eminent currency. It builds a case for currency unions by advocating monetary rules, suggesting that currency and free ... More


Introduction: The Political and Institutional Deficits of European Monetary Union

Colin Crouch

in After the Euro: Shaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296393
eISBN:
9780191599002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The introduction of the single European currency, the euro, draws attention to the institutional deficit of the European Union: the organizational structures and forms of governance within which ... More


The Unanticipated Fallout of European Monetary Union: The Political and Institutional Deficits of the Euro

Robert Boyer

in After the Euro: Shaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296393
eISBN:
9780191599002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The institutional deficits surrounding the single European currency are formally analysed, and a number of possible future scenarios is outlined.


Delegation and Commission Leadership in Economic and Monetary Union

David Howarth

in Leaderless Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199535026
eISBN:
9780191715860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535026.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Monetary integration through the Maastricht Treaty in European Union was achieved by delegation to the Commission. This was fuelled by the need for centralised expertise to coordinate complex change ... More


Rush to Union: Understanding the European Federal Bargain

David McKay

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280583
eISBN:
9780191684364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280583.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The decision of Maastricht to create a political union and in particular to move towards a single currency constitutes something of an intellectual puzzle. Why did political leaders agree to cede the ... More


After the Euro: Shaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

Colin Crouch (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296393
eISBN:
9780191599002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296398.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The introduction of the single European currency, the euro, draws attention to the institutional deficit of the European Union: the organizational structures and forms of governance within which ... More


London and Paris as International Financial Centres in the Twentieth Century

Youssef Cassis and Eric Bussière (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269495
eISBN:
9780191710162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269495.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

London and Paris, the world's two leading financial centres in the 19th century, experienced differing fortunes during the 20th century. While London remained an international financial centre, ... More


The Road to Monetary Union in Europe: The Emperor, the Kings, and the Genies

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241767
eISBN:
9780191596742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241767.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This is a guide to the processes that led to the creation of the European single market and the signing of the Maastricht Treaty in 1992. The 2000 edition has only a few changes, but has been ... More


Framing Effects in Referendums: Experimental Evidence

Sara Binzer Hobolt

in Europe in Question: Referendums on European Integration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199549948
eISBN:
9780191720451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549948.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

The purpose of this chapter is to examine how different ‘frames’ influence individual vote choices in referendums. Framing effects occur when people's responses to an issue depend on how it is ... More


Does Economic Union Require a Fiscal Union?

Andrew Scott

in From Single Market to Economic Union: Essays in Memory of John A. Usher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695706
eISBN:
9780191741302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695706.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter discusses the fiscal policy dimension to European monetary union in the context of the current sovereign debt crisis. It addresses the central question of the extent to which the shift ... More


The European Union's dilemma: towards a union or not?

Kjell M. Torbiörn

in Destination Europe: The Political and Economic Growth of a Continent

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065729
eISBN:
9781781700488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065729.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In March 1999, the European Commission, the European Union (EU)'s executive branch, resigned under accusations of fraud, nepotism and mismanagement, leading to intensive soul-searching as to what ... More


Introduction: Europe Ends Up Someplace Else

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/9780199351381.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the European project. Almost half a century ago, European nations began exploring the idea of a single currency: the Euro—the single currency shared ... More


Destination Europe: The Political and Economic Growth of a Continent

Kjell M. Torbiorn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065729
eISBN:
9781781700488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065729.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This study interprets and interrelates the major political, economic and security developments in Europe – including transatlantic relations – from the end of World War II up until the present time, ... More


Great Britain or Little England?

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/9780691175942.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter asks the taboo question: shouldn't the United Kingdom have been in the single currency from the start — and how is the course of Europe as a whole affected by its choices, first not to ... More


If Europe Dared to Write Down 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/9780691175942.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter offers an alternative history in which the eurozone did the right thing from the beginning. As a denunciation of past mistakes and an admonition for future policy, it shows that ... More


Europe’s Real Economic Challenges

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/9780691175942.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter defines the three main economic challenges of the members of the single currency. The first is to deal better with balance-of-payments crises — both finish the job of fixing the ... More


The Euro and Fiscal Policy

Antonio Fatás and Ilian Mihov

in Europe and the Euro

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226012834
eISBN:
9780226012858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012858.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The creation of a single currency in Europe has been accompanied by some major changes in the institutional setting for fiscal policy. This chapter shows the new institutional framework that has led ... More


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