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The Role and Status of the European Central Bank: Some Proposals for Accountability and Cooperation

Christopher Taylor

in After the Euro

Published in print March 2000 | ISBN: 9780198296393
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599002 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198296398.003.0007
 The Role and Status of the European Central Bank: Some Proposals for Accountability and Cooperation

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Starting from concerns at the lack of legitimacy and accountability of European monetary institutions, the author develops proposals for improving the accountability of the European Central Bank and embedding it in a democratic institutional context resembling that of individual member states.

Keywords: accountability; cooperation; democracy; European Central Bank; European monetary union; institutions; legitimacy; member states

Chapter.  10755 words. 

Subjects: European Union

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