André Sapir, Philippe Aghion, Giuseppe Bertola, Martin Hellwig, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Dariusz Rosati, José Viñals, Helen Wallace, Marco Buti, Mario Nava and Peter M. Smith

in An Agenda for a Growing Europe

Published in print March 2004 | ISBN: 9780199271481
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602573 | DOI:

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This chapter begins with a brief description of the three facets of the European economic system: the single market and complementary microeconomic policies, macroeconomic policies in the monetary union, and the EU budget. An overview of the chapters included in this volume is then presented. These cover European Union policies, growth, stability, cohesion, economic trade-offs, economic governance, sustainability, enlargement, and policy recommendations.

Keywords: European economic system; economic policy; European Union; growth; stability; cohesion; governance; sustainability; enlargement

Chapter.  3369 words. 

Subjects: Economic Systems

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