Making Democracy the Priority in EU Economic Governance: Four Theses on the Foundations of the T-Dem Project

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. Democracy and economic reforms. – II.1. Democracy needs to take priority over effectiveness in Eurozone governance. –  II.2. Disentangle democratization of the Eurozone from any particular policy program. – III. What kind of parliamentarization? – III.1. The parliamentarization of Eurozone governance...

The “T-Dem” for Democratizing the Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union – A Critical Appraisal

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. An intergovernmental parliamentarisation of the Euro area. – III. A new economic Constitution. – IV. Two sets of practical issues. – V. Conclusion: dark matters and alternative paths.

Abstract: The T-Dem is both important and welcome as it

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A Eurozone Congress

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. Summit and Congress. – III. Ministers and Congress. – IV. Treaties and Congress. – V. To conclude.

Abstract: At a time when Europe’s political leaders are considering new reforms of the single currency, T-Dem’s plea for a Eurozone assembly should be...

Genuine Economic and Monetary Union Will Be Federal or It Will Not Be

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. Genuine EMU. – III. Wrong Method. – IV. Right Direction.

Abstract: The main problem of Economic Monetary Union (EMU) is not a weakness of parliamentary control but the lack of a strong executive. A fiscal union needs a treasury, housed within the Commission...

European Economic Governance in a Post-crisis Era – A Conceptual Appraisal

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction – EU economic policy from a governance perspective. – II. Characterizing economic coordination in the pre-crisis era. – II.1. The Treaty framework on economic policy. – II.2. Pre-crisis economic governance and the OMC. – III. Economic governance in the post-crisis era – Entering a new world? – III.1...

The Cultural Open Method of Coordination: A New but Different OMC?

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. The “promises” of the cultural OMC. – III. The birth of the cultural OMC. – IV. The operation and evolution of the cultural OMC. – V. Cultural policy coordination or cultural cooperation? – VI. The cultural OMC in the context of the EU cultural policy. – VII. Cultural coordination outside the cultural OMC...

Organising Soft Governance in Hard Times – The Unlikely Survival of the Open Method of Coordination in EU Education Policy

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Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. Theories of organisational change and survival. – II.1. Functional imperatives: organisational survival “on delivery”. – II.2. Power perspective: survival as political battle. – II.3. Institutionalisation and survival. – II.4. Institutional perspective – Survival by riding a fashion wave. – III. The OMC in...

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