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Poland, the European Union, and the Euro: Poland's Long Journey to Full European Integration


  • Hunter Richard J

    () (Seton Hall University)

  • Ryan Leo V.

    () (DePaul University)


This article will discuss the political and economic background behind Poland's decision to join the Euro-Zone, perhaps as early as 2012. The article describes important political events and summarizes key economic data presented at the end of 2008, as well as providing important pro and con" arguments surrounding this controversial move. In addition, the article provides a context to Poland's march to Europe," as it has moved to full membership in the European Union, including its single currency.

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  • Hunter Richard J & Ryan Leo V., 2009. "Poland, the European Union, and the Euro: Poland's Long Journey to Full European Integration," Global Economy Journal, De Gruyter, vol. 9(2), pages 1-20, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:glecon:v:9:y:2009:i:2:n:6

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