Mapping European Economic Integration by A. VerdunMapping European Economic Integration by A. Verdun

Mapping European Economic Integration

byA. VerdunEditorA. Tovias

Hardcover | November 14, 2013

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By examining the various policy subfields of European economic integration such as agriculture, trade, banking, economic governance and sustainability this book offers a comprehensive and wide-ranging analysis of developments that have taken place in the past five years aimed at exploring the path of economic integration in Europe.
Annette Bongardt, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, UK Béatrice Dumont, University of Paris 13, France Peter Holmes, Centre for the Analysis of Regional Integration at Sussex (CARIS) Timothy Edward Josling, Stanford University, USA Heikki Oksanen, University of Helsinki, Finland Jacques Pelkmans, CEPS in Brussels, Belgium Pau...
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Title:Mapping European Economic IntegrationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:277 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.75 inPublished:November 14, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023035615X

ISBN - 13:9780230356153

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Graphs Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Biographies List of Abbreviations 1. Introduction; Amy Verdun and Alfred Tovias 2. EU Agricultural Policies and European Integration: A Thematic Review of the Literature; Tim Josling and Alan Swinbank 3. Trade Policy; Peter Holmes and Alfred Tovias 4. EU Competition Policy From an Economic Perspective: Shaping Policy or Shaped by Policy?; Peter Holmes and Beatrice Dumont 5. The Economics of Single Market Regulation; Jacques Pelkmans 6. European Financial Market Integration; Paul Schure 7. Governance in the Euro Area - Approaching an Optimum Currency Area?; Niels Thygesen 8. Economic Governance and Sustainability; Annette Bongardt and Francisco Torres 9. EU Enlargement and Theories of Economic Integration; Susan Senior Nello 10. Economic and Social Cohesion and Regional Policy: A Review of the Literature; Gabriele Tondl 11. Pensions and European integration; Heikki Oksanen References

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"This book provides a valuable service, translating a vast literature on the economics of European integration into a one-stop collection of easily accessible essays. The authors are all leading scholars in their respective specialties. For anyone interested in why European nations choose to integrate, this is a must read." - Benjamin Jerry Cohen, Department of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA"In times where Europe is in deep crisis, where its political vision is being questioned, where its economic performance is miserable, where its economic management is widely criticized, it becomes all the more important to have a well-balanced analysis of Europe's problems. This collection of essays, written by top researchers, is such a much needed thought process. A must reading for all those that have an interest in European affairs." - Alfred Steinherr, John F. Welch College of Business, Sacred Heart University, Luxembourg and Honorary Chief Economist European Investment Bank, Luxembourg "Understanding the process of economic integration requires an 'interdisciplinary' approach bridging different economic sub-disciplines. Yet such an approach is increasingly difficult, as economists have developed their specialized models and modes of thinking. Bridging these sub-disciplines in economics is essential yet also more daunting than ever. That's why this book is particularly welcome. Its collection of chapters by leading scholars provides for a clear and exciting discovery of how economic analyses of different flavors helps in understanding the European integration process. This book will be cherished by scholars and students of European economic integration." - Paul De Grauwe, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK