Social Market Economy and the European Union. Ordnungspolitik during the Crisis

Author:Michael Wohlgemuth
Position::Walter Eucken Institute Freiburg, Germany

Although the notion Ordnungspolitik still remains foreign to many Europeans, it could be seen as a leitmotiv of Social Market Economy. The history of European integration has not followed Röpke’s ideal of "bottom-up integration", of liberalism and charity that begins "at home". However, European integration has to some extent been successful in terms of Ordnungspolitik. This is mainly thanks to... (see full summary)

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