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I Was a Euro Enthusiast


  • C. Fred Bergsten


A comment on Lars Jonung and Eoin Drea's (2010) article, "It Can't Happen, It's a Bad Idea, It Won't Last: U.S. Economists on the EMU and the Euro, 1989-2002." _Econ Journal Watch_ 7(1):4-52. Link

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  • C. Fred Bergsten, 2010. "I Was a Euro Enthusiast," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 7(1), pages 53-55, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:ejw:journl:v:7:y:2010:i:1:p:53-55

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    1. Jean Pisani-Ferry & Adam Posen, . "The euro at ten: the next global currency?," Books, Bruegel, number 303, January.
    2. Adam S. Posen & Jean-Pisani Ferry (ed.), 2009. "Euro at Ten: The Next Global Currency?, The," Peterson Institute Press: All Books, Peterson Institute for International Economics, number 4303.
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    1. Lars Jonung & Eoin Drea, 2010. "The Euro: It Happened, It's Not Reversible, So… Make It Work," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 7(2), pages 113-118, May.

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    Euro; optimum currency area; European Central Bank (ECB); Economic and Monetary Union (EMU); Federal Reserve System; monetary unification; Europe; United States.;

    JEL classification:

    • B22 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Macroeconomics
    • E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
    • E5 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
    • F02 - International Economics - - General - - - International Economic Order and Integration
    • F33 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions
    • F41 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Open Economy Macroeconomics


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