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A yes vote for the fiscal treaty was the cheaper and safer option for Ireland

Courtney, Michael (2012) A yes vote for the fiscal treaty was the cheaper and safer option for Ireland. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (06 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Last week, Ireland voted ‘Yes’ to the European Fiscal Stability Treaty, despite some predictions that the country would vote No. Michael Courtney argues that Irish voters knew that voting Yes was the only way to secure future bailouts, should they be needed. A No vote was simply too risky.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2012 15:33
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/46222/

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