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The Political Production of the EU: Boundary Building and Boundary Removing

Stefano Bartolini

in Restructuring Europe: Centre Formation, System Building, and Political Structuring between the Nation State and the European Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286430
eISBN:
9780191603242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286434.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter analyses the main activities and policies of the EU new centre in the light of their capacity to remove internal boundaries (among member states), and to set external boundaries to the ... More


Wishful Thinking Among European Parliamentarians

Sören Holmberg

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the last of six on the question of political representation in the EU. It examines the extent to which European parliamentarians have the correct view of voters’ preferences, and the ... More


The Cognitive Basis of Voting

Wouter van der Brug and Cees van der Eijk

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the second of six on the question of political representation in the EU, and the second of four that put the five requirements of the Responsible Party Model (outlined in Ch. 6) to an ... More


The Merit of a North American Monetary Union

Herbert G. Grubel

in The Dollarization Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155358
eISBN:
9780199832989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155351.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the benefits and costs of a common currency for Canada, the United States, and Mexico. It is argued that the experience of the European Monetary Union and countries such as ... More


Is It Time for a Common Currency for the Americas?

Vittorio Corbo

in The Dollarization Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155358
eISBN:
9780199832989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155351.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the costs and benefits of full dollarization in Latin America. Dollarization may benefit countries with poor records on financial stability, and whose bulk of trade in goods and ... More


Policy Preferences and Party Choice

Cees van der Eijk, Mark N. Franklin, and Wouter van der Brug

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the third of six on the question of political representation in the EU, and the third of four that put the five requirements of the Responsible Party Model (outlined in Ch. 6) to an ... More


Hard Currency Pegs and Economic Performance

Sebastian Edwards and I. Igal Magendzo

in Money, Crises, and Transition: Essays in Honor of Guillermo A. Calvo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182669
eISBN:
9780262282284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182669.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyzes whether common currency countries—both dollarized and independent currency union countries—have outperformed countries that have a currency of their own. It shows that countries ... More


Adopting a Common Currency Basket Arrangement into the ASEAN Plus Three

Eiji Ogawa and Kentaro Kawasaki (eds)

in International Financial Issues in the Pacific Rim: Global Imbalances, Financial Liberalization, and Exchange Rate Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386829
eISBN:
9780226387086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387086.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

A generalized-purchasing power parity (G-PPP) model is used to investigate whether a region is an Optimum Currency Area (OCA). The G-PPP is based on a PPP to extend to a multilateral exchange-rate ... More


European Monetary Integration: From Bretton Woods to the Euro and Beyond

Jeffry A. Frieden

in Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173849
eISBN:
9781400865345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173849.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes the process of European monetary integration, focusing on the decades that led up to the creation of the common currency. This is because this period is one in which, as in the ... More


The Increasing Regionalization of Monetary Sovereignty

Claus D. Zimmerman

in A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680740
eISBN:
9780191760686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680740.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines a phenomenon which it seems appropriate to refer to as the increasing regionalization of monetary sovereignty, ie the joint exercise of monetary sovereignty in a monetary union ... 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


Language Law of the European Union: Protecting or Eroding Linguistic Diversity?

Bruno de Witte

in Culture and European Union Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199275472
eISBN:
9780191699825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275472.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Adopting a common currency among Member States of the European Union instead of using those countries' national currencies has paved the way for economic benefits and reinforced political cohesion ... More


Common value representation—a neuroeconomic perspective

Dino Levy and Paul Glimcher

in Handbook of Value: Perspectives from Economics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198716600
eISBN:
9780191807572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716600.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

How do humans make choices between different types of rewards? Economists have long argued on theoretical grounds that humans typically make these choices “as if” the values of the options they ... More


The Anatomy of Financial Crises and the Role of Monetary Policy

Pierre L. Siklos

in Central Banks into the Breach: From Triumph to Crisis and the Road Ahead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190228835
eISBN:
9780190228866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228835.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Crises come in a variety of forms. A focus on the incidence of financial crises underemphasizes the cross-border element in financial crises. How important is the exchange-rate regime in monetary ... More


Eurozone Economic Governance: “A Currency Without a Country”

Andrew Martin

in European Social Models From Crisis to Crisis: Employment and Inequality in the Era of Monetary Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198717966
eISBN:
9780191787423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717966.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

Fundamental gaps in EMU’s economic governance structure make it an incomplete common currency area (CCA). These gaps channeled the international financial crisis into a split between its core and ... More


Markets

Peter Richmond, Jürgen Mimkes, and Stefan Hutzler

in Econophysics and Physical Economics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199674701
eISBN:
9780191780066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674701.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter argues that a slowly changing economy will not alter the dither of a country by much and, empirically, it can be observed that the foreign exchange rates can often be fairly stable over ... More


Rebalancing and Completing the European Monetary Union

Loukas Tsoukalis

in Beyond the Crisis: The Governance of Europe's Economic, Political and Legal Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198752868
eISBN:
9780191814297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752868.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Previous attempts at European monetary integration ended up as German-led arrangements with a shrinking membership. With the euro, the stakes are much higher. The biggest international financial ... More


East African Monetary Union: What Lies Ahead?

Louis A. Kasekende

in 50 Years of Central Banking in Kenya

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198851820
eISBN:
9780191886508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851820.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter highlights progress with the East Africa Monetary Union (EAMU) and the implications for the future of central banking in the Eastern African region. In 2013, East African countries ... More


Europe: Falling Behind

William W. Lewis

in The Power of Productivity: Wealth, Poverty, and the Threat to Global Stability

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226476766
eISBN:
9780226477008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477008.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an analysis of the European economy. Europe is a very important piece of the global economic landscape. Taken together, the countries of the European Union have an economy ... More


Orbital Prefrontal Cortex: Evaluating Resources

Richard E. Passingham

in Understanding the Prefrontal Cortex: Selective advantage, connectivity, and neural operations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198844570
eISBN:
9780191880094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844570.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The orbital prefrontal cortex (PF) receives inputs from the olfactory, gustatory, somatosensory, visceral, and visual cortex. It is also interconnected with the amygdala which represents the current ... More


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