The founding of the European Council: economic reform and the mechanism of continuous negotiation

@article{Imbrogno2016TheFO,
  title={The founding of the European Council: economic reform and the mechanism of continuous negotiation},
  author={Anthony F. Imbrogno},
  journal={Journal of European Integration},
  year={2016},
  volume={38},
  pages={719 - 736}
}
  • A. Imbrogno
  • Published 20 June 2016
  • Political Science, Economics
  • Journal of European Integration
Abstract By comparing two eras of European heads-of-state-or-government (HoSG) summitry – the summits of 1961 and those between 1967 and 1974 – an under-studied factor in the European Council’s institutionalisation is revealed. At the 1961 summits, political integration dominated HoSG discussions, whereas from 1967 onward, economic reform – in the form of the common market, common agriculture policy, economic and monetary union and regional development fund – was the dominant topic of… 
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