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Accountability in the Economic and Monetary Union: Foundations, Policy, and Governance

Menelaos Markakis


This book looks at accountability in the field of Economic and Monetary Union, including the Banking Union. It looks at the emergence of a new constitutional and governance architecture in the Eurozone, following the measures that were adopted in response to the crisis. It shows how the rules and institutions that were put in place in response to the financial and public debt crisis affect not only the economies of the Member States but also the lives of European citizens. It makes the case for instilling more democratic legitimacy into the Economic and Monetary Union and examines the impact o ... More

Keywords: Economic and Monetary Union, Eurozone, financial crisis, Banking Union, EU fiscal policy, EU economic governance, accountability, transparency, legitimacy, judicial review

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198845263
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198845263.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Menelaos Markakis, author
Assistant Professor, University Rotterdam