Making the European Monetary Union

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Harvard University Press, 19 nov. 2012 - 480 pages
Europe’s financial crisis cannot be blamed on the Euro, James contends in this probing exploration of the whys, whens, whos, and what-ifs of European monetary union. The current crisis goes deeper, to conundrums that were debated but not resolved at the time of the Euro’s invention. And, Euro or no Euro, these clashes will continue into the future.
 

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MAKING THE EUROPEAN MONETARY UNION

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Who knew that the run-up to the big-government, one-worldish euro was the darling of the American right wing?Let's unpack that, as James (History/Princeton Univ.) does: The European Central Bank was ... Consulter l'avis complet

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The Making of a NonNational Currency
1
1 A Napoleonic Prelude
29
2 The Origins of the Committee of Governors
36
3 The Response to Global Monetary Turbulence
62
4 The Snake and Other Animals
89
5 Negotiating the European Monetary System
146
6 The Malaise of the 1980s
181
7 The Delors Committee and the Relaunching of Europe
210
Maastricht Treaty Text and Committee of Governors Draft of the Statute of the European Central Bank
425
Dramatis Personae
463
Members of the Committee of Governors
477
Committee for the Study of Economic and Monetary Union Delors Committee 1988 1989
481
Chairmen of the Monetary Committee of the European Community 1958 1998
483
European Commission Presidents and Commissioners for Economics and Finance 1958
485
Chronology
487
Interest Rates and Fiscal Balance
499

8 Designing a Central Bank
265
9 The EMS Crises
324
The Euro and the Legacy of the Committee of Governors
382
Maastricht Treaty Text and Committee of Governors Draft of the Statute of the European Monetary Institute
403
Notes
505
Acknowledgments
557
Index
559
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Harold James is the Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies and Professor of History and International Affairs at Princeton University.

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