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Kosovo: Quint, G‐8, and Troika

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter illustrates the extreme case of conducting crisis management outside the UN framework without explicit authorization of the Security Council. It argues that despite the marginalization ... More


The Last Triumph and Demise

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0035
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When the Sharett drama neared its end, the last major encounter with Ben–Gurion was still looming. As related at the beginning of this volume, this confrontation would take place at the first session ... More


Tangled Governance: International Regime Complexity, the Troika, and the Euro Crisis

C. Randall Henning

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198801801
eISBN:
9780191840388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801801.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, European Union

This book addresses the institutions that were deployed to fight the euro crisis, re-establish financial stability, and prevent contagion beyond Europe. It addresses why European leaders chose to ... More


Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

William K. Roche, Philip J. O'Connell, and Andrea Prothero (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792376
eISBN:
9780191834387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792376.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Among the nations most seriously affected by the Great Recession, Ireland has been hailed as a ‘poster child’ for austerity, particularly following the country’s exit from a severe austerity ... More


Introduction—The Irish Financial Wake

Donal Donovan and Antoin E. Murphy

in The Fall of the Celtic Tiger: Ireland and the Euro Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199663958
eISBN:
9780191749223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663958.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

‘Black 08’ is presented as the financial equivalent of the ‘Black 47’, the year when the great famine peaked in 19th century Ireland. In 2008 the Celtic Tiger fell as four interrelated crises started ... More


Simplified Methods

Paul R. Gregory

in Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin (an Archival Study)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134254
eISBN:
9780300152784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134254.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the Soviet Union dictator's “productivity problem” was resolved by the so-called “simplified” methods, particularly the use of troikas and the substitution of confession for ... More


The Troika, Ireland, and Portugal

C. Randall Henning

in Tangled Governance: International Regime Complexity, the Troika, and the Euro Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198801801
eISBN:
9780191840388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801801.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, European Union

This chapter examines the organization of the troika as it was constituted for the first Greek program and then renewed for the programs for Ireland in late 2010 and Portugal in spring 2011. It ... More


Ireland

John L. Campbell and John A. Hall

in The Paradox of Vulnerability: States, Nationalism, and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163260
eISBN:
9781400887958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163260.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines how Ireland managed the 2008 financial crisis. It first provides an overview of Ireland's transition from colony to nation-state before discussing its institutions and legacies ... More


The economics of austerity

Stephen McBride

in Social Policy In Times of Austerity: Global economic crisis and the new politics of welfare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447319115
eISBN:
9781447319146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319115.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers the various costs associated with the economic and financial crisis and the austerity policies which have become a standard response to that crisis; Direct and indirect ... More


Introduction: The conservative revolutionaries

Gary Murphy

in Electoral competition in Ireland since 1987: The politics of triumph and despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097652
eISBN:
9781526109712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097652.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The introduction sets the scene and argument of the book. It begins by describing how the Irish people in 2011 elected a government of Fine Gael and Labour who themselves had presided over a severe ... More


Fianna Fáil and the politics of nemesis

Gary Murphy

in Electoral competition in Ireland since 1987: The politics of triumph and despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097652
eISBN:
9781526109712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097652.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter six focuses on the Fianna Fáil led government's attempts to fix the economy and stave off political collapse. The property crash and the failure of the banking system brought with a savage ... More


Conclusion: The politics of Troika Ireland

Gary Murphy

in Electoral competition in Ireland since 1987: The politics of triumph and despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097652
eISBN:
9781526109712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097652.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The conclusion shows how despite much change Ireland stll remains a state wherein political continuity remains an important theme within Irish life. This is best exemplified by the fact that Fianna ... More


The bitter truth

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/9780719095795.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter discusses the circumstances under which the Greek government was forced to seek a bailout from the EU and the IMF. It is argued that the economic measures taken by the Greek government ... More


The first Memorandum: a medicine with dangerous side-effects

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/9780719095795.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter examines the provisions of Greece's first Memorandum of Understanding with the IMF and the EU. It is argued that the targets set by the Memorandum were not realistic and the severity of ... More


Central Banking after the Great Recession

Francesco Papadia and Tuomas Vӓlimӓki

in Central Banking in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198806196
eISBN:
9780191844058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806196.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The central banking model prevailing before the Great Recession suffered six hits during the crisis. First, new financial stability responsibilities created dilemmas in the use of the interest rate. ... More


Emergency Politics in the Euro Crisis: From Exception to Structural Transformation

Christian Kreuder-Sonnen

in Emergency Powers of International Organizations: Between Normalization and Containment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198832935
eISBN:
9780191871337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832935.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 starts with an analysis of the establishment and normalization of the European “bailout regime” in the Euro crisis. In 2010, member states of the Eurogroup and EU institutions devised ... More


Beyond a Sovereign State of Exception

Jonathan White

in Politics of Last Resort: Governing by Emergency in the European Union

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198791720
eISBN:
9780191834011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791720.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Central to the imagery of European crisis politics in the 2010s was the figure of the Troika. Though on one level just a term of public condemnation, on another it encapsulated some deeper truths ... More


Iterations of Technocracy

Jonathan White

in Politics of Last Resort: Governing by Emergency in the European Union

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198791720
eISBN:
9780191834011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791720.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

What do the practices of emergency rule imply for technocracy, traditionally the cornerstone of EU legitimacy? On one view, emergency rule spells problems for technocracy, as non-scientific criteria ... More


Welfare Reform in Greece: A Major Crisis, Crippling Debt Conditions and Stark Challenges Ahead

Maria Petmesidou

in After Austerity: Welfare State Transformation in Europe after the Great Recession

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198790266
eISBN:
9780191831584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790266.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Greece developed a pension-heavy, clientelist, hybrid Mediterranean welfare state with many gaps in coverage. The global financial crisis of 2008 triggered a severe sovereign debt crisis, compelling ... More


Introduction

C. Randall Henning

in Tangled Governance: International Regime Complexity, the Troika, and the Euro Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198801801
eISBN:
9780191840388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801801.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, European Union

European governments, against their initial instincts, invited the International Monetary Fund to design financial rescue programs during the euro crisis in cooperation with the European Commission ... More


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