欧洲央行执委会选举的非国籍化

欧洲央行首席经济学家奥特马尔.伊辛可能在2006年5月以前不会退休,但是幕后策划和竞选接班人的活动已经是热火朝天。

如果这种状况继续下去,这一关键职位的人选就要根据国籍而不是业绩而定了。目前看来,唯一能确定的是伊辛的接班人无论男女都将是德国人。

这是因为大国在执掌权力,就好像他们在执委会拥有“席位”一样¾有“德国席”、“西班牙席”、“意大利席”等等。尽管权力攫取违背了马斯特里赫特条约的精神,即反对把国籍作为具有执委会成员资格的标准,但这些国家却没有为此受到惩罚。

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