Dr. Mark Baimbridge
Senior Lecturer, School of Social and International Studies, University of Bradford, UK
His principal areas of research are: monetary integration (ERM, optimum currency areas, TEU convergence criteria, central bank independence, UK Treasury tests, fiscal federalism, enlargement); UK-EU relationship (alternative forms of membership, EMU membership); Applied microeconomic aspects (Single Internal Market, CAP, FDI and labour market flexibility); Political integration (European Parliamentary elections – disproportionality and turnout, Council of Ministers voting allocation).
He is the author/editor of: The impact of the euro (Macmillan, 2000), Economic and monetary union in Europe (Edward Elgar, 2003 & 2005), Fiscal federalism and European economic integration (Routledge, 2004), Current economic issues in EU integration (Palgrave, 2004), Implications of the euro (Routledge, 2006), Analysing the 1975 referendum: lessons for the future? (Imprint Academic, 2007) and Analysing the 1975 referendum: reflections on the 1975 referendum (Imprint Academic, 2007)
His forthcoming texts include: Britain, the euro and beyond (Ashgate), Current issues in EU enlargement (Palgrave), EU enlargement: challenges and prospects (Copenhagen Business School Press), Social Europe (Routledge) and a three volume series analysing The EU at 50 (Palgrave).
Home web page: http://www.bradford.ac.uk/acad/bcid/staff/academic/baimbridge_m/
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