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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


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


EU Fiscal Policy Coordination in Hard Times: Free Riders on the Storm

Charlotte Rommerskirchen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829010
eISBN:
9780191867446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829010.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

What happens to European Union (EU) fiscal policy coordination in hard times? Recent accounts of the EU have portrayed the Union as plagued by an austerity regime and rampant moral hazard. Charlotte ... 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 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 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.


Introduction: Europe’s Crisis of Legitimacy

Vivien A. Schmidt

in Europe’s Crisis of Legitimacy: Governing by Rules and Ruling by Numbers in the Eurozone

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198797050
eISBN:
9780191838644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797050.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

Chapter 1 introduces the book by briefly discussing the Eurozone crisis and how it has contributed to Europe’s crisis of legitimacy. The chapter begins by describing EU actors’ initial responses to ... More


Governing by Rules and Ruling by Numbers in the Eurozone Crisis

Vivien A. Schmidt

in Europe's Crisis of Legitimacy: Governing by Rules and Ruling by Numbers in the Eurozone

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198797050
eISBN:
9780191838644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797050.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

Chapter 4 provides an overview of the Eurozone crisis, to serve as a background for the subsequent four chapters which discuss in turn each of the four EU actors’ particular pathways to legitimacy, ... More


The European Parliament: From Talking Shop to Equal Partner?

Vivien A. Schmidt

in Europe's Crisis of Legitimacy: Governing by Rules and Ruling by Numbers in the Eurozone

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198797050
eISBN:
9780191838644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797050.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

Chapter 8 discusses the European Parliament’s pathway to legitimacy, and its transition from having “no size at all” in Eurozone governance to increasing influence. The chapter begins with an ... 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


Accountability in the Economic and Monetary Union: Foundations, Policy, and Governance

Menelaos Markakis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198845263
eISBN:
9780191880544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845263.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This book looks at accountability in the field of Economic and Monetary Union, including the Banking Union. It looks at the emergence of a new constitutional and governance architecture in the ... 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


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


Ever Looser Union?: Differentiated European Integration

Frank Schimmelfennig and Thomas Winzen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198854333
eISBN:
9780191888625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854333.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Differentiated integration is a durable feature of the European Union and a major alternative for its future development and reform. This book provides a comprehensive conceptual, theoretical and ... 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


Systemic Risk, Institutional Design, and the Regulation of Financial Markets

Anita Anand (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198777625
eISBN:
9780191823183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777625.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Following the recent financial crisis, regulators have been preoccupied with the concept of systemic risk in financial markets, believing that such risk could cause the markets that they oversee to ... More


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