Designing the New European Union, 279

Edited By

  • Helge Berger, Chair of Monetary Economics, Free University of Berlin, Germany
  • Thomas Moutos, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece


Economists, graduate students and researchers of economics.


Book information

  • Published: December 2006
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-52968-8

Table of Contents

Part I┬┐IntroductionChapter 1. Designing Europe┬┐A Survey of Tasks Ahead (Helge Berger and Thomas Moutos)Part II┬┐Europe┬┐s InstitutionsChapter 2. In Praise of the European Constitution: A Political Economics Perspective (Gerard Roland, Discussant: Lambros Pechlivanos)Chapter 3. Aspects of EU Organization (Massimo Bordignon, Discussant: Stefan Voigt)Chapter 4. Designing the New EU: Welfare Policy Integration Issues (Giuseppe Bertola, Discussant: Laszlo Goerke) Chapter 5. The EU budget - How much Scope for Institutional Reform? (Henrik Enderlein, Johannes Lindner, Oscar Calvo-Gonzalez, and Raymond Ritter, Discussant: Margarita Katsimi)Part III┬┐Fiscal and Financial Policies Chapter 6. Fiscal Sustainability in EMU. From the Stability and Growth Pact to a Sustainability Council for EMU (J├╝rgen von Hagen, Discussant: Wolfgang Eggert)Chapter 7. How Do Banking Supervisors Deal With Europe-Wide Systemic Risk? (Marton Sch├╝ler, Discussant: Tuomas Takalo) Part IV┬┐One Money, One Economy?Chapter 8. Euro Area Inflation Differentials (Ignazio Angeloni and Michael Ehrmann, Discussant: Andrew Hughes Hallet)Chapter 9. Black Tie Required? How To Enter A Currency Union (Volker Nitsch, Discussant: Sarantis Kalyvitis)