Richard Baldwin, 27 November 2018

The 23 June 2016 Brexit vote saw British voters reject membership in the European Union. This column, which was first published in August 2016, introduces a VoxEU eBook containing 19 essays written by leading economists on a wide array of topics and from a broad range of perspectives. 

Charles Goodhart, 16 October 2012

The Eurozone is moving towards a banking union. This column argues that if banking supervision is to be shifted to the European level, so too should resolution and recapitalisation. It outlines how the costs of resolving and recapitalising failing banks might best be handled.

Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, Andrew Gimber, 16 October 2012

With calls for a banking union to resolve the issue of banking interdependence within the Eurozone, this paper explores the reasons behind such a policy, how it should be implemented and the possible ramifications.

Wolf Wagner, 16 October 2012

The Eurozone is attempting to resolve the problem of systemic risk within its ailing banking sector. This paper argues that while banking union within the Eurozone is a very real solution to this issue, it must be orchestrated correctly in order to succeed.

Joshua Aizenman, 16 October 2012

As the debate over solutions to the European debt crisis drags on, this column argues that the Eurozone can stand to learn a lot from US’s experience of debt mutualisation and deposit insurance.

Geoffrey Underhill, 16 October 2012

As the debate regarding banking union in the Eurozone rolls on, this column tackles the subject from a different angle – outlining the political economy ramifications of such an undertaking.

Thorsten Beck, 16 October 2012

An EZ banking union is on the way, but nobody yet knows what it will look like. Which banks are to be regulated, by whom and how? Regulation goes hand-in-hand with bank rescue (in cases of illiquidity) and bank resolution (in cases of insolvency). But who pays for the rescue? Who organises the resolution and under whose law? This column introduces a new Vox eBook in which the world’s leading experts examine the issues and make concrete recommendations.


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