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Rachel Epstein

Biography

Dr. Rachel Epstein is Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and Academic Co-Director of the Colorado European Union Center of Excellence. Her research and teaching focus on the relationship between the economy and security outcomes, international organizations and domestic compliance, the politics of finance, states in transition, and civil-military relations. Dr. Epstein's current research focuses on the role of banks in the European debt and currency crises, the developmental prospects for the EU's newest member states, and the consequences of both for Europe's integration project. Her current book project is called Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond. Dr. Epstein has also served as a Jean Monnet Post-Doctoral Fellow at the European University Institute (2001-2) and as a Transatlantic Research Fellow there (2004-5).


Highlighted Works

International Influence In Pursuit of Liberalism Journal of Common Market Studies Journal of European Public Policy
Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond
Rachel Epstein (2017)
In Pursuit of Liberalism: International Institutions in Postcommunist Europe
Rachel Epstein (2008)
Assets or Liabilities: The Politics of Bank Ownership
Rachel Epstein
in Review of International Political Economy (2014)
Eastern Enlargement Ten Years On: Transcending the East–West Divide?
Rachel Epstein and Wade Jacoby
in Journal of Common Market Studies (2014)
 

Books

Banking on Markets: The Transformation of Bank-State Ties in Europe and Beyond, (Oxford University Press, 2017)


International Influence beyond Conditionality: Postcommunist Europe after EU Enlargement, co-edited with Ulrich Sedelmeier (New York: Routledge, 2009).


 In Pursuit of Liberalism: International Institutions in Postcommunist Europe, (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press 2008).


Globalization and Transatlantic Security, with Pascal Vennesson (European University Institute, RSCAS 2006).

Journal Articles

"When Do Foreign Banks 'Cut and Run'? Evidence from Western Bank Bail-Outs and East European Markets," Review of International Political Economy 21:4 (2014).


"Central and East European Bank Responses to the Financial 'Crisis': Do Domestic Banks Perform Better in a Crisis than their Foreign-Owned Counterparts?" Europe-Asia Studies, 65:3 (2013).


"Uneven Integration: Economic and Monetary Union in Central and Eastern Europe," with Juliet Johnson. Journal of Common Market Studies 48:5 (2010).


"The Social Context in Conditionality: Internationalizing Finance in Postcommunist Europe," for the special issue of Journal of European Public Policy entitled "Beyond Conditionality" 15:6 (September 2008).


"Beyond Conditionality: International Institutions in Postcommunist Europe after Enlargement," with Ulrich Sedelmeier, an introduction for the special issue of Journal of European Public Policy entitled "Beyond Conditionality" 15:6 (September 2008).


"Cultivating Consensus and Creating Conflict: International Institutions and the (De)Politicization of Economic Policy in Postcommunist Europe," Comparative Political Studies 39:8 (October 2006).


"When Legacies Meet Policies: NATO and the Refashioning of Polish Military Tradition," East European Politics and Societies 20:2 (Spring 2006).


"NATO Enlargement and the Spread of Democracy: Evidence and Expectations," Security Studies 14:1 (January-March 2005).

Other publications

Peripheries in Competition: The Politics and Political Economy of Convergence and Divergence in the European Union, co-editor (with Martin Rhodes and Tanja Börzel) and contributor. West European Politics (revise and re-submit in May 2018).


 Dilemmas in Post-Crisis Bank Regulation: Supranationalization versus Retrenchment, co-editor (with Huw Macartney) and contributor. Journal of Banking Regulation, 17:1/2 (2016).


 Eastern Enlargement Ten Years On: Transcending the East-West Divide? Co-editor (with Wade Jacoby) and contributor. Journal of Common Market Studies 52:1 (2014).


 Beyond Conditionality: International Institutions in Postcommunist Europe after Enlargement, co-editor (with Ulrich Sedelmeier) and contributor. Journal of European Public Policy 15:6 (2008).