Tag Archives: exchange rates

Is China’s growth engine slowing?

Here is the url for this webinar: http://youtu.be/cAz4-aDj2g8 My theme is that we have to be very careful in analyzing China. For thirty years, there have been prophecies that China’s growth engine will slow down; that the financial system will … Continue reading

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Euroland’s travails

Here is the url of the webinar. You will have to copy and paste to get on to the site. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWOAtiiDfWg I talk about the Euro, and argue that the crisis is much deeper than the discussions in “Brussels” allow for. … Continue reading

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‘Monetary Union: Economic Competition, Political Negotiation’, in: The Franco-German Relationship in the European Union, ed. Douglas Webber, Routledge.2000.

Here is a chapter of mine from Douglas Webber’s edited volume of 2000 about Franco-German relations. The volume covers many aspects of the key EU relationship. My contribution deals withthe start and launch of the Euro. The main theme is that … Continue reading

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“The origins, launching and consequences of ‘1992’ and the Euro: The politics of economic and monetary integration in Europe”in Comparative Regional Integration: Europe and Asia, eds Douglas Webber, Bertrand Fort, Routledge, 2005.

Here is a chapter of mine, published in 2005, about the origins of the Euro. I am publishing it in the light of the ongoing saga about the Euro’s future, the Greek meltdown, discussions of a possible “Transferunion”, and efforts … Continue reading

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