Political Economy, Distribution and Problem-Solving Capacity

Political Economy, Distribution and Problem-Solving Capacity
Is there an asymmetry between negative and positive integration? Where does market bias this come from? Is it possible to have a single currency without a nation-state?

Required readings:

Fritz Scharpf (1999). Governing in Europe: Effective and Democratic? Oxford University Press. Chapters 2-4.

Fritz Scharpf (2010). The asymmetry of European Integration, or why the EU cannot be a social market economy? Socio-Economic Review 8, 211-250

Martin Hoepner& Armin Schafer (2010). A New Phase of European Integration: Organized Capitalisms in Post-Ricardian Europe, West European Politics, 33:2 344- 368

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