Deutsche Mark Politics: Germany in the European Monetary System
Why is Germany prepared to sacrifice the Deutsche Mark for European Monetary Union? This book, incorporating domestic, European, and global aspects of German monetary policy, suggests that the institutional relationship between the Bundesbank and the federal government, together with Germany's bargaining strategies toward European and global monetary-governance structures, can provide the answer to the Deutsche Mark puzzle. Examining the record from 1985 through May 1998, the author challenges conceptions of the Bundesbank's independence. He also explores the ability of external structures to affect German monetary decisions. His presentation of political and economic forces offers fresh insight into the factors shaping German monetary politics and the future of EMU.
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The Political Economy of Deutsche Mark Politics
Bundesbank Preeminent Not Predominant
Exporting the Deutsche Mark to Europe 19891991
Bundesbank Under Pressure 19921993
Dollar Crises and Halting Steps Toward Economic
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