Policymaking in the European Central Bank: The Masters of Europe's Money

Policymaking in the European Central Bank: The Masters of Europe's Money

by Karl Kaltenthaler
     
 

Drawing on numerous interviews with high-ranking and founding members of the European Central Bank (ECB), Karl Kaltenthaler identifies and explains the factors that shape the bank's domestic and international monetary strategies. The policymaking model that offers the best roadmap to a healthy economy is that of the German Bundesbank. To secure the long-term needs of… See more details below

Overview

Drawing on numerous interviews with high-ranking and founding members of the European Central Bank (ECB), Karl Kaltenthaler identifies and explains the factors that shape the bank's domestic and international monetary strategies. The policymaking model that offers the best roadmap to a healthy economy is that of the German Bundesbank. To secure the long-term needs of the economy, the decision makers in the ECB have created a model that attempts to replicate the Bundesbank's success at the European level and to lend credibility to their own policies. Offering unprecedented access to internal decision making at the ECB, Policymaking in the European Central Bank will interest readers who want to understand this important European institution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742553668
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
08/17/2006
Series:
Governance in Europe Series
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1The origins of the European Central Bank11
2The formation of the European Central Bank's monetary policy strategy35
3The structure and strategy of the European Central Bank61
4The European Central Bank's operating environment91
5The exchange rate challenge123
6European monetary union enlargement and the European Central Bank147

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