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Monetary Integration in Europe: Ideas and Evolution

Amy Verdun

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:
10.1093/0198297572.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) resulted from the convergence of ideas about the aim of monetary policy and the design of EMU. It will lead to a further revival of the EU if there remains a ... More


European Monetary Union and the New Political Economy of Adjustment

Erik Jones

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:
10.1093/0198297572.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines how the creation of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) spawned a new political economy of adjustment in Europe. It is argued that the EMU is changing how Europeans adjust to ... More


Federalism and European Union: A Political Economy Perspective

David McKay

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296775
eISBN:
9780191685279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296775.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book examines the decision to adopt European Monetary Union (EMU) as a federal bargain by the European Union, designed to provide the countries of Europe with a bulwark against the volatility of ... More


The Unanticipated Fallout of European Monetary Union: The Political and Institutional Deficits of the Euro

Robert Boyer

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:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The institutional deficits surrounding the single European currency are formally analysed, and a number of possible future scenarios is outlined.


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 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


EMU: A Unifying Factor

Loukas Tsoukalis

in What Kind of Europe?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199279487
eISBN:
9780191602979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279489.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter presents a brief history of the economic and monetary union (EMU) in Europe, and examines its implications for the future of European integration. It argues that the EMU is a high-risk ... More


Towards a Federal Europe? The Euro and Institutional Change in Historical Perspective

Kathleen R. McNamara

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This is the first of three chapters on salient EU policy innovations and expansion between 2000 and 2002, and it looks at European monetary policy (monetary integration) in light of the introduction ... More


Financial Restructuring in the Age of the Euro: Still a Battle of Systems?

Jonathan Story

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:
10.1093/0199283958.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The battle of the systems within the EU is as lively as it ever was, if not livelier. Europe is not converging on a single capitalism, but the many national forms it takes are all subject to similar ... More


Abuses of Asymmetry: Privilege and Exclusion

Peter Leslie

in European Integration After Amsterdam: Institutional Dynamics and Prospects for Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296409
eISBN:
9780191599989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296401.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Differentiated integration, e.g. arising out of the flexibility provisions of the Amsterdam Treaty, is a special instance of functional asymmetry within compound political systems such as federal ... More


The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Tanja A. Börzel and Rachel A. Cichowski (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This is the sixth volume in the biennial series State of the European Union, which was launched in 1991 and is produced under the auspices of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA). It takes ... More


The Fluctuating Rationale of Monetary Union

James Forder and Peter Oppenheimer

in Elitism, Populism, and European Politics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280354
eISBN:
9780191599422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280351.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The conditions for monetary union incorporated in the Maastricht Treaty conflict with the interests of the European peoples by giving priority to maintaining price stability over employment and ... 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


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

Volbert Alexander, George M. von Furstenberg, and Jacques Mélitz (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271405
eISBN:
9780191601200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271402.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Financial services with global reach are a highly information-intensive business. In it, the ability to deliver reliable price formation, global liquidity, and network benefits is increasingly ... More


The Joy of Flux: What Europe May Learn from North America's Preference for National Currency Sovereignty

Stephen Clarkson

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:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

NAFTA has not followed the EU in developing a single currency. The author analyses the case for and against a potential US dollar union from a Canadian perspective, explaining a preference for ... More


Policies, Institutions, and the Euro: Dilemmas of Legitimacy

Amy Verdun and Thomas Christiansen

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:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Whereas in democratic national systems institutions are legitimated by a political community, at the European level institutions are constructed in order to produce such a community. As a result, ... More


National Wage Determination and European Monetary Union

Colin Crouch

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:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

As nation states lose a number of monetary and fiscal policy powers through the introduction of European monetary union, national industrial relations systems may acquire a new importance. Within ... More


After the Euro: Shaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

Colin Crouch (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296393
eISBN:
9780191599002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296398.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The introduction of the single European currency, the euro, draws attention to the institutional deficit of the European Union: the organizational structures and forms of governance within which ... 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


Winners and Losers …

Loukas Tsoukalis

in What Kind of Europe?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199279487
eISBN:
9780191602979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279489.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter analyses the winners and losers in European integration. Integration has been perceived as a positive-sum game, involving the joint management of economic interdependence for increasing ... More


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