Two sides of the same coin? Independence and accountability of the European Central Bank

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Leo Hoffmann-Axthelm
Date
28 March, 2017
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Publication
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Transparency International EU’s in-depth study looks into the ECB’s balance between its expanded mandate, its unrivaled independence, and its accountability. It analyses the transparency provisions, which may compensate a lack of democratic control, and the ECB’s integrity framework, making far-reaching recommendations.

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Two sides of the same coin? Independence and accountability of the European Central Bank

Transparency International EU’s in-depth study looks into the ECB’s balance between its expanded mandate, its unrivaled independence, and its accountability. It analyses the transparency provisions, which may compensate a lack of democratic control, and the ECB’s integrity framework, making far-reaching recommendations.

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Leo Hoffmann-Axthelm

Research & Advocacy Coordinator – Eurozone Economic Governance
leo.hoffmann-axthelm@transparency.org