Euro crisis responses and the EU legal order: Increased institutional variation or constitutional mutation?

B. de Witte*

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Euro crisis reforms as major example of interstitial institutional change in the EU - Forms of institutional change : unusual sources of law, new tasks for the EU institutions, new organs, competence creep, institutional hybrids, and more differentiated integration - Question whether some or all of this amounts to a ?constitutional mutation? of the EU legal order - Reasons to doubt whether the constitutional fundamentals have changed - Alternative thesis: increased institutional variation, deepening the differences between EMU law and the rest of EU law.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)434-457
Number of pages24
JournalEuropean Constitutional Law Review
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2015


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