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The Battle Between ECOFIN‐11 and the European Central Bank: A Strategic Interaction Perspective

Miriam L. Campanella

in The State of the European Union: Risks, Reform, Resistance, and Revival

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297574
eISBN:
9780191598982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297572.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the conflict between the European Central Bank (ECB) and Council of Ministers and the Economic and Finance Ministers of the eleven countries taking part in the common currency ... More


The Quiet Revolution: Central Bank Independence

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses central bank independence and why it should be regarded as an application of the logic of discipline. The argument for central bank independence mutated substantially over ... More


The Road To Maastricht: Negotiating Economic and Monetary Union

Kenneth Dyson and Kevin Featherstone

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296386
eISBN:
9780191599125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829638X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Structuralist explanations have dominated attempts to explain the process of European integration. However, as the negotiation of Economic and Monetary Union shows, policy leadership has been ... More


The Role and Status of the European Central Bank: Some Proposals for Accountability and Cooperation

Christopher Taylor

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:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Starting from concerns at the lack of legitimacy and accountability of European monetary institutions, the author develops proposals for improving the accountability of the European Central Bank and ... More


The story of the Eurosystem framework

M. Galvenius and P. Mercier

in The Concrete Euro: Implementing Monetary Policy in the Euro Area

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199557523
eISBN:
9780191725005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557523.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This chapter describes the history of the implementation technology for the Eurosystem's monetary policy. The monetary policy operational framework was developed by the European Monetary Institute ... More


Where Do Rules Come From? The Creation of the European Central Bank

Kathleen R. Mcnamara

in The Institutionalization of Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

An analysis is presented of the creation and development of rules governing the organizational form and the policy content of the European Central Bank (ECB). The establishment of the ECB and the ... More


Allocating Lending of Last Resort and Supervision in the Euro Area

Charles M. Kahn and João A. C. Santos

in Monetary Unions and Hard Pegs: Effects on Trade, Financial Development, and Stability

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271405
eISBN:
9780191601200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271402.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The Maastricht Treaty created the European System of Central Banks and the European Central Bank (ECB) to head the system. The treaty entrusts the ECB with the responsibility for monetary policy, but ... More


Creating Supranational Authority in Monetary and Exchange‐Rate Policy: The Sources and Effects of EMU

David R. Cameron

in European Integration and Supranational Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198294641
eISBN:
9780191601071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294646.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Seeks to understand why some member‐states of the European Community attempted, with eventual success, to extend supranational authority in the domain of monetary and exchange‐rate policy and to ... More


The Institutionalization of Europe

Alec Stone Sweet, Wayne Sandholtz, and Neil Fligstein (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In 1950, a European political space existed, if only as a very primitive site of international governance. Now, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the European Union governs in an ... More


V10. Central Bank Independence

Matthew Flinders

in Democratic Drift: Majoritarian Modification and Democratic Anomie in the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199271597
eISBN:
9780191709234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271597.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Throughout the twentieth century the view was taken by consecutive governments that the United Kingdom's constitution was incompatible with the concept of central bank independence. New Labour ... More


Introduction

Mercier Paul and Francesco Papadia

in The Concrete Euro: Implementing Monetary Policy in the Euro Area

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199557523
eISBN:
9780191725005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557523.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

The introduction clarifies the main purpose of the book: to give an analytical account of the technology for monetary policy implementation of the European Central Bank, comparing it, when useful, ... More


Monopoly Sector Reform in Progress

Sergei Dubinin

in Conversations on Russia: Reform from Yeltsin to Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300611
eISBN:
9780199850754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300611.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The interview offered by Sergei Dubinin is discussed in this chapter. He was the former chair of the Central Bank of Russia, under whose watch the ruble collapsed in August 1998. He discussed the ... More


United Against the United States? The EU's Role in Global Trade and Finance *

C. Randall Henning and Sophie Meunier

in The State of the European Union Vol. 7: With US or Against US? European Trends in American Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199283958
eISBN:
9780191603297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199283958.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In economic relations, the EU has the capacity to exercise a global role on par with the United States. Yet the EU is not always able to effectively defend its interests. While the EU has firmly ... More


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


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


The Eurogroup: How a Secretive Circle of Finance Ministers Shape European Economic Governance

Uwe Puetter

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074035
eISBN:
9781781701553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074035.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book a study on the work of the Eurogroup—monthly informal meetings between euro area finance ministers, the Commission and the European Central Bank. It demonstrates how this small, secretive ... More


Accountability, Credibility, Transparency, and Stabilization Policy in the Eurosystem

Alex Cukierman

in The Impact of EMU on Europe and the Developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245314
eISBN:
9780191697449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245314.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the relationship between accountability and credibility and discusses factors that might affect this trade-off. It also examines how transparency-enhancing measures interact ... More


New Risks at the EU Level; A Spillover from Open Market Policies?

Trine P. Larsen and Peter Taylor-Gooby

in New Risks, New Welfare: The Transformation of the European Welfare State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199267262
eISBN:
9780191602023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019926726X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

New social risks are at the forefront of the EU's social policy agenda. In part, this is because a new social risk approach fits with open market policies, which stress constraints on state ... 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


The Concrete Euro: Implementing Monetary Policy in the Euro Area

Paul Mercier and Francesco Papadia (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199557523
eISBN:
9780191725005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557523.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This book gives an analytical account of the technology for the monetary policy implementation of the European Central Bank. The issue is looked at from different perspectives, corresponding to ... More


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