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"The Politics of financial services regulation and supervision reform in the EU*"

Quaglia, Lucia. (2005) "The Politics of financial services regulation and supervision reform in the EU*". In: UNSPECIFIED, Austin, Texas. (Unpublished)

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      Abstract

      The regulation and supervision of financial services in the European Union has undergone major reform between 1999 and 2004. This policy evolution is theoretically interesting, raising the question of which conceptual approaches better explain it, and it is also empirically relevant because it is an area of intense EU activity. This article provides a theoretically-informed and empirically-grounded explanation of the policy reform by competitive hypothesis testing, mainly by relying on two methods: process tracing and congruence procedure, employing a variety of primary and secondary sources. It is argued that sequencing different theoretical approaches - interdependence, supranational governance and liberal intergovernmentalism - explains the various stages of the policy-making process, namely, background-setting, agenda-setting, and decision-making, as well as the main features of the outcome.

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      Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Financial services; supervision; Lamfalussy framework; Committee of the Wise Men/Lamfalussy Committee; Report of the Committee of the Wise Men; interdependence; supranational governance; liberal intergovernmentalism.
      Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > economic and financial affairs > Single Market > capital, goods, services, workers
      Other > integration theory (see also researching and writing the EU in this section)
      Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
      EU Series: UNSPECIFIED
      ["eprint_fieldname_eusries" not defined]: UNSPECIFIED
      EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
      Conference: European Union Studies Association (EUSA) > Biennial Conference > 2005 (9th), March 31-April 2, 2005
      Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
      Official EU Document: No
      Language: English
      Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2005
      Page Range: p. 40
      Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 17:24
      URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3000

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