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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


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


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


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


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


The EU’s intervention in the aftermath of the war

Ana E. Juncos

in EU foreign and security policy in Bosnia: The politics of coherence and effectiveness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719082405
eISBN:
9781781705735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082405.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 explores the intervention of the European Union (EU) in the aftermath of the war. During this period, the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) was characterised by a low level of ... 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


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


Discipline, not punish: Budget disputes with Spain and Portugal

Frédéric Mérand

in The Political Commissioner: A European Ethnography

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192893970
eISBN:
9780191915154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893970.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

After the economic and financial crisis, the Commission was given strong powers to intervene in the national budgets of eurozone members. In this first of two chapters on budgetary surveillance, I ... 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


An Asymmetric EMU

Alicia Hinarejos

in The Euro Area Crisis in Constitutional Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198714958
eISBN:
9780191783128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714958.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter provides an overview of the original design of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and its flaws. It highlights the underlying tension within EMU between a centralized monetary policy, on ... More


Discretion Rather Than Rules

Charlotte Rommerskirchen

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829010
eISBN:
9780191867446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829010.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Solutions to free riding, whether stability or growth free riding, are thought to be found in the provision of incentives. Yet the empirical findings of this chapter suggest that domestic fiscal ... More


Italian populists and the Pact

Frédéric Mérand

in The Political Commissioner: A European Ethnography

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192893970
eISBN:
9780191915154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893970.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

Still on the Stability and Growth Pact, this chapter focuses on the Italian case, the third largest economy in the eurozone. After years of trying to find with Matteo Renzi’s Democrats a “narrow ... More


Fiscal Policy Coordination: A Primer

Charlotte Rommerskirchen

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829010
eISBN:
9780191867446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829010.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter sets the scene for this study by providing historical context and introducing the key aspects, processes, and players of fiscal policy coordination. In so doing it charts key ... More


The Walls of Frankfurt

Jean Pisani-Ferry

in The Euro Crisis and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199993338
eISBN:
9780199346400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993338.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The European Central Bank (ECB) was established with the Maastricht Treaty, which in 1992 laid down the institutional foundations of European Union monetary union. The architects of the euro ... More


New Institutional Dynamics in the European Union

Sergio Fabbrini

in The Political and Economic Dynamics of the Eurozone Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198755739
eISBN:
9780191821615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755739.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The European Union (EU) has been structured around interstate and inter-institutional compromises, as the compromise between a supranational and an intergovernmental view of the EU, the compromise ... More


The Perfect Culprit

Jean Pisani-Ferry

in The Euro Crisis and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199993338
eISBN:
9780199346400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993338.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Greece was the first country to seek financial assistance from Europe and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 2010. For this reason, public opinion in Europe, and especially in Germany, for a ... More


The Open Method Of Coordination: Obstinate Or Obsolete?

Kenneth A. Armstrong

in Oxford Principles Of European Union Law: The European Union Legal Order: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199533770
eISBN:
9780191932434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199533770.003.0028
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Policy coordination in one form or another has been a feature of EU governance for the past two decades. Developing initially as a mechanism through which to coordinate national economic policies ... More


Free Riding Beyond Hard Times

Charlotte Rommerskirchen

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829010
eISBN:
9780191867446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829010.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Looking ahead, the legacy of the crisis years shapes fiscal policy coordination. The two main aspects of change considered in this chapter are purview and pliancy. First, fiscal policy has ceased to ... More


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