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Who said that Germans have no sense of irony?

Schelkle, Waltraud ORCID: 0000-0003-4127-107X (2020) Who said that Germans have no sense of irony? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (19 May 2020). Blog Entry.

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On 5 May, Germany’s Constitutional Court ruled that the European Central Bank’s Public Asset Purchasing Programme could be incompatible with the German Constitution. Waltraud Schelkle writes there is a deep sense of irony in the ruling: the German Court questions the legal foundations of the ECB’s independence but is actually prevented from succeeding by the constitutional fortifications of the ECB’s independence on which the German government always insisted.

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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
European Institute
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
K Law
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2020 13:30
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:39

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