Publications from IIEA

Pat McArdle and Andrew Gilmore, Banking Union: Progress and Prospects, The Institute of International and European Affairs, 24 October 2014

As the ECB prepares for the launch of the first pan-European bank supervisor, this IIEA publication analyses the Banking Union: Europe’s response to the last banking crisis and a bulwark against future ones.

In this report, Pat McArdle, Chair of the IIEA’s Economists Group and Banking Union Group, describes the genesis of the Banking Union proposals in the context of the 2008 financial crisis; examines the progress made on Europe’s system of pan-euro area bank supervision and resolution; and assesses the prospects of the Banking Union as it stands.

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Brendan Halligan, A Small State in a Large Union: The Irish Experience, The Institute of International and European Affairs, 1 September 2014

This lecture on “A Small State in a Large Union: The Irish Experience” was delivered to the Europa Institute at the University of Edinburgh on 1 September 2014. It focuses on the political strategy employed by Ireland throughout its membership of the European Union and analyses the principles upon which it is based. While the experience of each state is unique to itself it is suggested that lessons applicable to small states in general can be drawn from the Irish experience.

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