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Economics of European Union Law

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Economics of European Union Law

9781845426392 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Paul B. Stephan, Lewis F. Powell Jr., Professor of Law and Hunton and Williams Research Professor, University of Virginia, US
Publication Date: 2007 ISBN: 978 1 84542 639 2 Extent: 784 pp
This authoritative selection of articles includes topics such as the politics of European federalism, the law and economics of immigration policy, judicial review and corporate governance in the European Union. Professor Stephan’s perceptive introduction highlights the interrelated aspect of these subjects and the potential conclusions to be drawn from the volume as a whole.

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Economic analysis is becoming an increasingly powerful means of illuminating the European Union legal system, both as a method of deciphering and of influencing EU policy. This important volume focuses upon this relationship between economics and EU law, elucidating both the complex and complementary nature of these two subjects.

This authoritative selection of articles includes topics such as the politics of European federalism, the law and economics of immigration policy, judicial review and corporate governance in the European Union. Professor Stephan’s perceptive introduction highlights the interrelated aspect of these subjects and the potential conclusions to be drawn from the volume as a whole.
Critical Acclaim
‘. . . recommended for those who seek to have a convenient collection in one volume of various essays on a diverse range of topics of the economics of EU law.’
– Vincent J.G. Power, International Company and Commercial Law Review
Contributors
21 articles, dating from 1991 to 2007
Contributors include: A. Alesina, R. Cooter, M. Feldstein, B.S. Frey, D.C. Mueller, F. Parisi, M.J. Trebilcock
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Acknowledgements

Introduction Paul B. Stephan

PART I THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
1. Alberto Alesina, Ignazio Angeloni and Ludger Schuknecht (2005), ‘What Does the European Union Do?’
2. Robert Cooter and Josef Drexl (1994), ‘The Logic of Power in the Emerging European Constitution: Game Theory and the Division of Powers’
3. Dennis C. Mueller (1998), ‘Constitutional Constraints on Governments in a Global Economy’
4. Juan-Jose Ganuza and Esther Hauk (2004), ‘Economic Integration and Corruption’
5. George Tridimas (2004), ‘A Political Economy Perspective of Judicial Review in the European Union: Judicial Appointments Rule, Accessibility and Jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice’
6. J.H.H. Weiler (1991), ‘The Transformation of Europe’

PART II THE EUROPEAN UNION AS A COMMON MARKET
7. William W. Bratton and Joseph A. McCahery (2001), ‘Tax Coordination and Tax Competition in the European Union: Evaluating the Code of Conduct on Business Taxation’
8. Michael J. Graetz and Alvin C. Warren, Jr. (2006), ‘Income Tax Discrimination and the Political and Economic Integration of Europe’
9. Tomer Broude (2006), ‘Between Pax Mercatoria and Pax Europea: How Trade Dispute Procedures Serve the EC’s Regional Hegemony’

PART III CENTRALIZATION AND SUBSIDIARITY
10. Jenna Bednar, John Ferejohn and Geoffrey Garrett (1996), ‘The Politics of European Federalism’
11. Fritz Breuss and Markus Eller (2004), ‘The Optimal Decentralisation of Government Activity: Normative Recommendations for the European Constitution’
12. Bruno S. Frey and Reiner Eichenberger (1996), ‘FOCJ: Competitive Governments for Europe’

PART IV THE EUROPEAN UNION AND COMPETITION POLICY
13. Paul B. Stephan (2005), ‘Global Governance, Antitrust, and the Limits of International Cooperation’
14. Ben Depoorter and Francesco Parisi (2005), ‘The Modernization of European Antitrust Enforcement: The Economics of Regulatory Competition’

PART V THE EUROPEAN UNION AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
15. Dennis C. Mueller (2005), ‘The Economics and Politics of Corporate Governance in the European Union’
16. Jeffrey N. Gordon (2003), ‘An International Relations Perspective on the Convergence of Corporate Governance: German Shareholder Capitalism and the European Union, 1990–2000’
17. Luca Enriques and Matteo Gatti (2006), ‘The Uneasy Case for Top-Down Corporate Law Harmonization in the European Union’

PART VI THE EUROPEAN MONETARY UNION
18. Robert P. Inman and Daniel L. Rubinfeld (1994), ‘The EMU and Fiscal Policy in the New European Community: An Issue for Economic Federalism’
19. Martin Feldstein (1997), ‘The Political Economy of the European Economic and Monetary Union: Political Sources of an Economic Liability’

PART VII CITIZENSHIP, VOICE AND LOYALTY
20. Dennis C. Mueller (2004), ‘Rights and Citizenship in the European Union’
21. Michael J. Trebilcock (2003), ‘The Law and Economics of Immigration Policy’

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