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Single Markets: Economic Integration in Europe and the United States

Michelle Egan

Abstract

This book provides an in-depth analytical comparison of the nineteenth-century evolution of the American single market with corresponding political, economic and social developments in post-World War II European efforts to create a single European market. What accounts for the political success or failure in creating integrated markets in their respective territories? When social discontent threatens market integration with a populist backlash, what must be done to create political support and greater legitimacy? Single Markets focuses on the creation of integrated economies, in which the US a ... More

Keywords: single market, American political development (APD), European integration, democracy, law, regulation, trade

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199280506
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280506.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michelle Egan, author
Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University