Workshop

The sinews of peace: Democratising the political economy of the European Union

WP 7 - The Political Economy of the European Union

León, 19-20 September 2008

 

Organised by the University of León

Venue: Archivo Histórico Provincial, Plaza Puerta de Castillo s/n, León



 

Photos from the workshop 

Workshop outline

Workshop leaflet (download pdf)


Programme (09.09.08) (download pdf)
 
Friday 19 September


08:30-09:00
Registration

09:00-09:15
Opening

09:30-10:45
A new research agenda for a new democratic Union:
RECON strategies applied to the political economy of the European Union
(paper)

Agustín José Menéndez, University of León

Comments
John Erik Fossum, ARENA, University of Oslo

10:45-11:00
Coffee break

11:00-12:15 
Can economic integration be democratic? The case of taxes (paper)
Marco Greggi, University of Ferrara

Comments
David G. Mayes, University of Auckland

12:15-13:15
Free Movement of Capital: The savior or the nemesis of democracy? (paper)
Fernando Losada, University of León

Comments
Pedro Teixeira, European Central Bank

13:30-16:00
Lunch

16:00-17:15
Democratising Corporate Income Taxation? (paper)
Agustín José Menéndez, University of León

Comments
P
edro Teixeira, European Central Bank

17:15-18:30
The interaction of monetary and income policies:
Rule-based wage bargaining and coordination: Is divergence a threat for the euro?
(paper)
Stefan Collignon, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies

Comments
Jeff Milley, Centre for Political and Constitutional Studies

21:00-23:00
Dinner

 

Saturday 20 September


09:30-10:45
Free Movement of Persons: What community and what solidarity? (paper)
Flavia Carbonell, University of León

Comments
Casiano Hacker-Cordón,
Centre for Political and Constitutional Studies

11:00-12:15
Democratic forming of labour rights in Europe (paper)
Florian Rödl, ZERP, University of Bremen

Comments
Casiano Hacker-Cordón,
Centre for Political and Constitutional Studies

12:15-12:30
Coffee Break

12:30-13:45
Democracy and non-contractual liability in the EU (paper)
Raúl Letelier, University of León

Comments
Luiz Medina Alcoz, Complutense University of Madrid

13:45-16:00
Lunch

16:00-17:15
Round table: Social Justice: The European Way
Gianluca Andresani, University of Hull