Quo Vadis? Identity, policy and the future of the European Union

Thorsten Beck, Geoffrey Underhill 01 March 2017

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Contents

Foreword 

Introduction: Europe – quo vadis? 
Thorsten Beck and Geoffrey Underhill

Part I: European identity
1 A past of plural identities: The EU as a coat of many policy colours 
Geoffrey Underhill

2 Reforging EU commonality after the crisis 
Maurizio Ferrera

3 European identity through European experiences? 
Theresa Kuhn

4 A tale of two models 
Jonathan Story

Part II: The rise of populism
5 When it comes to globalisation, not all radicalisms are created equal 
Brian Burgoon

6 Is the Brexit vote disconnected from the European Union? 
Sascha O. Becker, Thiemo Fetzer and Dennis Novy

7 Brussels bureaucrats and Whitehall mandarins: Taking regional identity seriously 
Diane Coyle and Rob Ford

8 A future EU: An inevitably emotional party animal
Gijs Schumacher

Part III: A new governance structure for Europe
9 State capacity, populism and the EU budget
Andrew Gamble

10 Brexit, political shock absorbers, and the three Rs
Kevin H. O’Rourke

11 A Europe of national responsibility
Erik Jones

12 Revitalising Europe’s soft power 
Erik Berglof

Part IV: Policy areas
13 Political economy of reforms: Lessons for the EU from postcommunist transition 
Sergei Guriev

14 Patches won’t do, fiscal federalism will
Charles Wyplosz

15 Restoring trust in the arrangements for Eurozone intergovernmental debt
Patrick Honohan

16 A New Fiscal Governance for the Eurozone 
Jeromin Zettelmeyer

17 European Banking Union – a qualified success 
Rachel A. Epstein and Martin Rhodes

Part V: The role of social scientists
18 The role of economists in the new world order
Thorsten Beck

Professor of Banking and Finance, Cass Business School; Research Fellow, CEPR

Professor of International Governance, University of Amsterdam

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