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The Price of the Euro - Jonas Ljungberg

The Price of the Euro

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Published: 1st September 2004
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This volume presents a critical examination of the EMU from different perspectives. It includes essays on the political economy of currency unions, on the Growth and Stability pact, the European Central Bank, an evaluation of the first four years of the EMU, and the costs and benefits for Sweden as well as for Britain of adopting the euro. JAMES FORDER Lecturer in Economics, Balliol College, Oxford University, UK JAMES FOREMAN-PECK Professor in Economics and Director of the Welsh Institute for Research in Economics and Development at Cardiff Business School, UK JESPER JESPERSON Professor in Economics at Roskilde University, Denmark ARJO KLAMER Professor in Cultural Economics at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands HANS ALBIN LARSSON Professor in History at the School of Education and Communication, Jonkoping University, Sweden RENATE OHR Professor in Economics at the Georg-August University of Gottingen, Germany ROLAND VAUBEL Professor in Economics at the University of Mannheim, Germany

List of Tablesp. vii
List of Figuresp. viii
Notes on the Contributorsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. 1
Borders Matter: Why the Euro is a Mistake and Why it will Failp. 29
The Stability Pact: A Macroeconomic Straitjacket!p. 45
The Euro in its Fifth Year: Expectations Fulfilled?p. 59
The ECB and the Decline of European Democracyp. 71
A Critical Analysis of EMU and of Sweden Joining Itp. 87
The UK and the Euro: Politics versus Economics in a Long-Run Perspectivep. 97
The EMU in a European Perspective: Lessons from Monetary Regimes in the Twentieth Centuryp. 121
National Policy in Disguise: A Historical Interpretation of the EMUp. 143
Indexp. 171
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ISBN: 9781403934970
ISBN-10: 1403934975
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 174
Published: 1st September 2004
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1