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European social democracy: facing the void in an age of austerity.

Peter Mair, Ruling the Void: The Hollowing of Western Democracy. London, Verso, 2013; Armin Schäfer, Wolfgang Streeck, Politics in the Age of Austerity, Cambridge U.K., Polity Press, 2013. That the EU is in crisis, no one can doubt. Their flagship … Continue reading

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The Political Economy of EU Financial Integration: The Battle of the Systems

Here is an unpublished paper, which I presented at a conference at Baltimore in 1999. The title is the same as my book with Ingo Walter on European financial integration and monetary union. The theme is the tension between the … Continue reading

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