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Governing the Euro Area in Good Times and Bad

Dermot Hodson


Can the euro area survive without a centralized economic policy? What lessons can be drawn from Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) about new modes of policymaking in the European Union? Have euro area members spoken with one voice on the international stage and what does this mean for the European Union's ambitions to be a global actor? This book explores these key questions through an in-depth study of euro area governance from the launch of the single currency in 1999 to the sovereign debt crisis of 2010. Drawing insights from the study of European Union politics, comparative political econom ... More

Keywords: EMU, euro area, governance, community method, new modes of policymaking, ECB, Eurogroup, stability and growth pact, BEPGs, external representation, economic diplomacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199572502
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572502.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dermot Hodson, author
Lecturer in Political Economy, Birkbeck College, University of London