The Transnational Constitution of Europe's Social Market Economies: A Question of Constitutional Imbalances?

  title={The Transnational Constitution of Europe's Social Market Economies: A Question of Constitutional Imbalances?},
  author={Poul F. Kjaer},
  journal={European Economics: Labor \& Social Conditions eJournal},
  • Poul F. Kjaer
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • European Economics: Labor & Social Conditions eJournal
Throughout its history the European integration process has not undermined but rather strengthened the autonomy of member states vis‐a‐vis wider societal interests in relation to political economy, labour markets and social provisions. Both the ‘golden age nation state’ of the 1960s as well as the considerable transformations of member state political economies over the past decades, and especially after the euro‐crisis, was to a considerable degree orchestrated through transnational, most… Expand
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