Thorsten Beck, Geoffrey Underhill
01 March 2017
The aim of this eBook is to focus on the post-crisis ‘socio-economic policy’ identity of the European Union in the post-crisis period.
Introduction: Europe – quo vadis?
Thorsten Beck and Geoffrey Underhill
Part I: European identity
1 A past of plural identities: The EU as a coat of many policy colours
2 Reforging EU commonality after the crisis
3 European identity through European experiences?
4 A tale of two models
Part II: The rise of populism
5 When it comes to globalisation, not all radicalisms are created equal
6 Is the Brexit vote disconnected from the European Union?
Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer and Dennis Novy
7 Brussels bureaucrats and Whitehall mandarins: Taking regional identity seriously
Diane Coyle and Rob Ford
8 A future EU: An inevitably emotional party animal
Part III: A new governance structure for Europe
9 State capacity, populism and the EU budget
10 Brexit, political shock absorbers, and the three Rs
Kevin H. O’Rourke
11 A Europe of national responsibility
12 Revitalising Europe’s soft power
Part IV: Policy areas
13 Political economy of reforms: Lessons for the EU from postcommunist transition
14 Patches won’t do, fiscal federalism will
15 Restoring trust in the arrangements for Eurozone intergovernmental debt
16 A New Fiscal Governance for the Eurozone
17 European Banking Union – a qualified success
Rachel A. Epstein and Martin Rhodes
Part V: The role of social scientists
18 The role of economists in the new world order