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Monetary Policy and the Euro

Loukas Tsoukalis

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter first briefly traces the history of European monetary integration. It then examines: the politics and economics of the Maastricht Treaty and Economic and Monetary Union/European Monetary ... More


The New Regionalism

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Analyses the new regionalism that emerged in the mid‐1980s. By downplaying the significance of trade diversion and emphasizing scale‐based and pro‐competitive benefits of integration, the new ... More


Critical Survey of the Literature on Financial and Monetary Integration in East Asia

Yung Chul Park and Charles Wyplosz

in Monetary and Financial Integration in East Asia: The Relevance of European Experience

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587124
eISBN:
9780191723377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587124.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

East Asian policymakers display interest in regional monetary cooperation, but a regional numeraire, or even an internal common basket, seem distant goals. This chapter reviews the literature on ... More


Denationalizing Monetary Policy: Reflections on 60 Years of European Monetary Integration

Fabian Amtenbrink

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/9780199695706.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The world's economic climate remains unstable, while questions on the most favourable fiscal and financial regulation are still critically relevant. This chapter reflects on six decades of European ... More


A Reconsideration of Costs and Benefits

Ulrich Volz

in Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013994
eISBN:
9780262265980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013994.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the changes that monetary integration might bring about, as well as the costs that it might involve. It presents a critique of optimum currency area (OCA) theory, followed by ... More


Money and Prices in the Early Roman Empire

David Kessler and Peter Temin

in The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233359
eISBN:
9780191716348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233359.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the role of money as a standard of value. It argues that monetization in the sense of using monetary measures was virtually universal in the early Roman Empire. This assertion ... More


Growing Alike or Growing Apart? Industrial Specialization of EU Countries

Marius Brülhart

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/9780199245314.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on sectoral specialization in European manufacturing industries. It documents broad specialization trends in Western Europe since the 1970s and offers some conjectures on likely ... More


The Standard Approach: The Theory of Optimum Currency Areas

Ulrich Volz

in Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013994
eISBN:
9780262265980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013994.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Optimum currency area (OCA) theory is basically concerned with an analysis of the costs and benefits of monetary integration, that is, the costs and benefits of flexible exchange rates relative to ... More


Introduction

W. V. Harris

in The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233359
eISBN:
9780191716348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233359.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the succeeding chapters. Topics covered include the use of bullion as money, reasons for the spread of coinage, credit money, money supply, economic ... More


Monetary Cooperation and Integration

Ulrich Krotz and Joachim Schild

in Shaping Europe: France, Germany, and Embedded Bilateralism from the Elysée Treaty to Twenty-First Century Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199660087
eISBN:
9780191751646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660087.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

From the onset of European monetary cooperation until the current eurozone crisis, France and Germany have been at the heart of European decision-making on monetary affairs. Monetary integration ... More


Introduction

Ulrich Volz

in Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013994
eISBN:
9780262265980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013994.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to investigate the prospects for monetary cooperation and integration in East Asia. The central question of this research is to what ... 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


Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Ulrich Volz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013994
eISBN:
9780262265980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013994.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

East Asian countries were notably uninterested in regional monetary integration until the late 1990s, when the Asian financial crisis revealed the fragility of the region’s exchange rate arrangements ... More


Monetary Expert on Monnet’s Action Committee for the United States of Europe

Ivo Maes

in Robert Triffin: A Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190081096
eISBN:
9780190081126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081096.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

Robert Triffin played a key role in the debates on European monetary integration, especially as the monetary expert of Monnet’s Action Committee for the United States of Europe. He developed ... More


Fiscal and Monetary Integration, 1790–1820

Cormac Ó Gráda

in Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205982
eISBN:
9780191676895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205982.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

In the 18th century, the story of the economy of Ireland is a tale of ever-closer links with that the economy of Britain. Trade with the neighbouring island increased fourfold in real terms between ... More


The Instability of the International Monetary System and the Regionalization of Money

Ulrich Volz

in Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013994
eISBN:
9780262265980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013994.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter explains why the instability of the international monetary and financial system has nurtured an interest in regional monetary integration. The discussions include coverage of ... More


Alexandre Lamfalussy: A Cassandra about Financial Stability

Ivo Maes

in Architects of the Euro: Intellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198735915
eISBN:
9780191799860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735915.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

Alexandre Lamfalussy is especially well known as the first president of the European Monetary Institute, where he laid the foundations for the ECB. Earlier, as economic adviser at the BIS and in the ... More


Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa: EMU as the Anchor Stone for Building a Federal Europe

Fabio Masini

in Architects of the Euro: Intellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198735915
eISBN:
9780191799860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735915.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa was a convinced European federalist who rejected the (German) idea that the ‘own-house-in-order’ approach to European integration would lead to an effective and sustainable ... More


Introduction: Understanding the Euro Experiment

Waltraud Schelkle

in The Political Economy of Monetary Solidarity: Understanding the Euro Experiment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198717935
eISBN:
9780191787416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717935.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The introduction outlines the puzzle of political economy that drives the analysis in this book. The more diverse members of a risk pool are, the more they can benefit economically from risk sharing. ... More


Pierre Werner: A Visionary European and Consensus Builder

Elena Danescu

in Architects of the Euro: Intellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198735915
eISBN:
9780191799860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735915.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

As prime minister and finance minister of Luxembourg over 30 years, Pierre Werner played a major role in the building of a united Europe. He gained a strong reputation as a trustworthy ... More


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