The European Parliament as an accountability forum [electronic resource] : overseeing the Economic and Monetary Union / Adina Akbik, Leiden University, Institute of Political Science
- Akbik, Adina
- New York : Cambridge University Press, 2022.
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- pages cm
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- Introduction -- The Economic and Monetary Union, the Crisis, and Political Accountability -- Studying Accountability at the European Parliament: A Legislative Oversight Approach -- Overseeing the European Central Bank in Banking Supervision -- Overseeing the European Commission in the European Semester -- The Economic Dialogues with the ECOFIN Council and the Eurogroup -- Conclusions: Comparative Evaluation and Necessary Reforms.
- "My first question relates to the fact that both of you mentioned, rightly, that you were not accountable to this Parliament. So Mr. Regling you are accountable to the Eurogroup and the President of the Eurogroup is accountable to his [national] parliament. So it's strange that in Europe we have such a huge European problem [the third financial assistance programme for Greece] with no accountability to the European Parliament (Elisa Ferreira, cited in European Parliament, 2015)"--
- 9781108835756 (Hardback)
- Includes index.
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