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Austerity, Grexit and the battle for the euro

Wilkinson, Michael (2015) Austerity, Grexit and the battle for the euro. LSE Law policy briefing series (10). LSE Law, London, UK.

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Does the European Central Bank (‘ECB’) have the mandate to do ‘whatever it takes’ to save the Euro? While the German Constitutional Court answered the question with a clear ‘no’, the European Court of Justice suggested that the ECB did in fact have that mandate. This judicial battle for the Euro, however, is only part of a story that involves political power struggles between Merkel and Tsipras; that saw the emergence of ideological schisms in the EU; and created the real risk that for the first time a Member State would be forced to leave the EU

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author
Divisions: Law
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Departments > Law
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2015 10:37
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2020 00:27

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