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Seminal contributions to the political economy of European integration revisited: What have we learnt?

A European Institute seminar series
2005-06
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Mondays, 18.00-19.30

This seminar series asked commentators who made major contributions to our understanding of the political economy of European integration in the 1980s and 1990s to revisit their analyses with the benefit of hindsight. The proceedings are published in the Journal of Common Market Studies|, vol.44, No.4 in November 2006.

Monday, 24 October 2005, 18.00-19.30 in D1 (Hongkong Theatre)
WILLEM BUITER (LSE)
The 'Sense and Nonsense of Maastricht' revisited: What have we learnt about stabilization in EMU?|
Comment: Jacques Le Cacheux (OFCE, Pau)

Monday, 7 November 2005, 18.00-19.30 in D402
JEAN PISANI-FERRY (BRUEGEL)
The ideas for a 'gouvernement économique' revisited: What have we learnt about the need for economic governance in EMU?|
Comment: Chris Allsopp (Oxford)

Monday, 14 November 2005, 18.00-19.30 in D402
STEPHAN LEIBFRIED (ZES BREMEN)
'Social policy between courts and markets' revisited: What have we learnt about the integration of European welfare states?|
Comment: Jonathan Hopkin (LSE)

Monday, 28 November 2005, 18.00-19.30 in E304
JOHN DRIFFILL (BIRKBECK)
The 'Centralization of Wage Bargaining' revisited: What have we learnt about wage behaviour in EMU?|
Comment: David Soskice (LSE, Duke, WZB)

Monday, 16 January 2006, 18.00-19.30 in S75
KATHLEEN MCNAMARA (GEORGETOWN)
'The currency of ideas' revisited: What have we learnt about the policy paradigm governing EMU?|
Comment: Bob Hancké (LSE)

Monday, 30 January 2006, 18.00-19.30 in S75
PAUL DE GRAUWE (LEUVEN):
The 'economics of monetary integration' revisited: What have we learnt about the theory of optimum currency areas?|
Comment|: Waltraud Schelkle (LSE)

Monday, 13 February 2006, 18.00-19.30 in S75
FRANCESCO GIAVAZZI (BOCCONI)
The 'Advantage of Tying One's Hands' revisited: What have we learnt about commitment devices in policymaking?|
Comment|: Kevin Featherstone (LSE)

Monday, 27 February 2006, 18.00-19.30 in S75
CHARLES GOODHART (LSE)
Goodhart's Law revisited: What have we learnt about central banking and money in EMU?|
Comment: Friedrich Heinemann (ZEW Mannheim)

Monday, 13 March 2006, 18.00-19.30 in S75
TBC

Monday, 8 May 2006, 18.00-19.30 in S75
FRITZ SCHARPF (MPI COLOGNE)
The 'Joint Decision Trap' revisited: What have we learnt about multi-level decision making in the EU?|
Comment: Simon Hix (LSE)

Monday, 15 May 2006, 18.00-19.30 in S75
CHRISTIAN JOERGES (EUI):
'Deliberative Political Processes' revisited: What have we learnt about the legitimacy of supranational decision-making?
Comment: Damian Chalmers (LSE)

This seminar is partly supported by the European Union under the 6th Framework programme (Contract No CIT1-CT-2004-506392) which is gratefully acknowledged. More information about the Integration Project 'New Modes of Governance' can be found at http://www.eu-newgov.org|

For further information on the seminar series, please contact Waltraud Schelkle, w.schelkle@lse.ac.uk| tel. 020 7955-6942.

 

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