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Beyond Risk Sharing and Risk Reduction


  • Bénassy-Quéré Agnès

    () (Paris School of Economics, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France)


The debate on the reform of the euro area has confronted those who prioritize “risk reduction” with those who insist on “risk sharing”. Such antagonism is misleading since both items are complements rather than substitutes. It is also insufficient as it misses the core questions of macroeconomic convergence and of the modernization of the subsidiarity concept.

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  • Bénassy-Quéré Agnès, 2018. "Beyond Risk Sharing and Risk Reduction," The Economists' Voice, De Gruyter, vol. 15(1), pages 1-4, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:evoice:v:15:y:2018:i:1:p:4:n:11

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