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Image and Illusion in the Design of the EMU

James Forder

in From the Nation State to Europe

Published in print February 2001 | ISBN: 9780199244034
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599897 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199244030.003.0010
 Image and Illusion in the Design of the EMU

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The success of the European Monetary Union programme is closely connected to the viability of the European Central Bank, and thence to the inordinate extent to which the design of the ECB was modelled on that of Germany's Bundesbank. The key question is whether that design is up to the task envisaged for it; and if not, what consequences may ensue.

Keywords: ECB; EMU; EU

Chapter.  6851 words. 

Subjects: European Union

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