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16 September 2008
Two new articles on different aspects of EMU, and one Practitioner Workshop report  
Project 19a: New Approaches to Economic Governance in the EU (ECONPOL)

The two papers are: “Coordinated wage adjustment in EMU: Is there a large-small divide?”, written by Waltraud Schelkle, Alison Johnston, and Costanza Rodriguez d’Acri, and “Macroeconomic and labour market governance – case studies of four countries: France, Germany, Sweden and the UK”, written by Iain Begg. The aim of the workshop was to bring together researchers involved in the integrated project on New Modes of Governance (NEWGOV), policy-makers and practitioners to explore different facets of labour market change since the establishment of EMU. It was held on the 16th of July 2008 at the premises of the European Trade Union Confederation in Brussels.
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14 October 2007
Articles on Economic Governance  
Project 19a: New Approaches to Economic Governance in the EU (ECONPOL)

A selection of articles, written by Waltraud Schelkle and Iain Begg within the framework of the NEWGOV project, have been made available on this website.
go to documents area of project 19a

 

8 December 2006
Article on Subsidiarity in Regional Policy  
Project 19a: New Approaches to Economic Governance in the EU

The paper by Iain Begg explores the rationale for having an EU regional policy, distinguishing between constitutional, economic and political arguments. It reviews the effectiveness and discusses the wider context of cohesion policy. The article finally considers how to apply a test for susbsidiarity in regional policy. The paper was presented at the conference: Subsidiarity and economic reform in Europe, November 8-9, 2006, in Brussels
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Conference Volume: The theory and practice of economic governance in EMU revisited - Special Issue of the Journal of Common Market Studies  
Project 19a: New Approaches to Economic Governance in the EU

The JCMS special issue asks commentators who made seminal contributions to our understanding of the theory and practice of economic governance in the 1980s and 1990s to revisit their analyses with the benefit of hindsight. The special issues includes articles by: Waltraud Schelkle, Willem H. Buiter, Paul de Grauwe, John Driffill, C.A.E. Goodhart, Christian Joerges, Kathleen R. Mcnamara, Jean Pisani-Ferry, and Fritz W. Scharpf. It appeared in: Journal of Common Market Studies special issue (edited by Waltraud Schelkle), vol.44/No.4, pp.669-864.
go to the special ECONPOL website
Link to JCMS website

 

6 November 2006
Articles on Economic Governance  
Project 19a: New Approaches to Economic Governance in the EU

A set of articles by Iain Begg and Waltraud Schelkle (partly in collarboration with Deborah Mabbett), dealing with the ECB, the Lisbon agenda and 'fiscal philosophy', and EMU enlargement, have recently been added to the database
go to the special ECONPOL website
go to documents area of project 19a

 

25 April 2006
Practitioner Forum "Policy learning and experimentation in EU economic governance"  
London, European Institute, LSE, 30-31 March 2006

The workshop aimed to further theoretical and empirical insight into the working of laboratory federalism in three policy areas that are of particular relevance to EU economic governance: policy coordination through social partnership, tax policy and macroeconomic stabilisation.
go to Workshop website (including presentations)
download report

 

24 February 2006
Seminal contributions to the political economy of European integration revisited: What have we learnt?  
LSE’s European Institute Seminar Series academic year 2005-06

The seminar series (October 2005 - May 2006) at the European Institute of the LSE focus on the political economy of European integration and features presentations/lectures by: Willem Buiter (LSE), Jean Pisani-Ferry (Bruegel), Stephan Leibfried (ZES Bremen), John Driffill (Birkbeck), Kathleen McNamara (Georgetown), Paul de Grauwe (Leuven), Francesco Giavazzi (Bocconi), Charles Goodhart (LSE), Fritz Scharpf (MPI Cologne), Christian Joerges (EUI). (revised announcement)
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Programme of seminar series

 

19 October 2005
Iain Begg at the Commission’s research conference on ‘Financial stability and the convergence process in Europe’  
Brussels, 6 - 7 October 2005

At the annual research conference of the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) of the Commission of the European Union, Iain Begg (LSE, NEWGOV researcher), presented the paper ‘Catch-Up, the transition to full participation in EMU and financial stability’).
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programme of the conference (external link)

 


Seminal contributions to the political economy of European integration revisited: What have we learnt?  
LSE’s European Institute Seminar Series academic year 2005-06

The seminar series (October 2005 - May 2006) at the European Institute of the LSE focus on the political economy of European integration and features presentations/lectures by: Willem Buiter (LSE), Jean Pisani-Ferry (Bruegel), Stephan Leibfried (ZES Bremen), John Driffill (Birkbeck), Kathleen McNamara (Georgetown), Paul de Grauwe (Leuven), Francesco Giavazzi (Bocconi), Charles Goodhart (LSE), Fritz Scharpf (MPI Cologne), Christian Joerges (EUI).
Contact Waltraud Schelkle
Programme of seminar series

 

27 September 2005
New Document in the database  
Article by Waltraud Schelke

Waltraud Schelkle presented a paper on 'How can we understand economic governance in the EU?' at the UACES conference in Zagreb, 5-7 September 2005
go to documents area of project 19a
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21 February 2005
Workshop on 'The framework of economic governance in the EU'  
22 March 2005, Brussels

The workshop is orgainsed within the framework of the project "New Approaches to Economic Governance in the EU (ECONPOL)". By invitation only.
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