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The Euro-a Road to Hell Paved with Good Intentions?

The Nobel prize winner, Amartya Sen, wrote about the EU’s flagship policy of the single currency in the following terms: “If proof were needed of the maxim that the road to hell is paved with good intentions, the economic crisis … Continue reading

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European Monetary Union: An assessment in its first decade.

This is an assessment that I made of monetary union, the EU’s most ambitious project to date. It was written, I believe, in 2007, and predates the 2008 great crash, followed by the Greek meltdown. For my views on these … Continue reading

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