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Essay on democratizing the Eurozone architecture wins prize of Hertie Foundation

24 Nov 2020 | LSE Blog ‘EUROPP: European Politics and Policy’ publishes a co-authored piece by Andrei Guter-Sandu and Steffen Murau that has previously won a prize in the Hertie Foundation’s essay competition on capitalism and democracy.
The Eurozone’s system of governance is often accused of lacking democratic legitimacy. Andrei Guter-Sandu and Steffen Murau write on the role of ‘off-balance-sheet fiscal agencies’, such as the European Investment Bank, European Stability Mechanism and Single Resolution Fund. They argue that the use of these institutions and mechanisms effectively constitutes a ‘fiscal ecosystem by stealth’ and that if this system were to be put under the control of the European Parliament, it could offer a channel for enhancing legitimacy. Read more…

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Interview series with Dezernat Zukunft

6 Jun 2020 | Berlin-based think tank Dezernat Zukunft interviews Steffen Murau on the privatized Offshore US-Dollar System and the prospects of a further Euro internationalization. In Part 1 of the interview series, Steffen Murau […]

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New IFAIR Impact Group on the future of the international monetary system

17 Aug 2020 | IFAIR’s Impact Group ‘Future of the International Monetary System’ is looking for new team members to work on interactive online tool representing the Offshore US-Dollar System. The structures of the international […]

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New publication on shadow money theory

28 May 2020 | The Private Debt Project, a Philadelphia-based online journal, has published a piece that analyses and systematizes different current shadow money theories. In their co-authored piece, Steffen Murau and Tobias Pforr argue […]

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