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It Has Happened—And It Will Continue to Succeed


  • Otmar Issing


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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  • Otmar Issing, 2010. "It Has Happened—And It Will Continue to Succeed," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 7(1), pages 66-72, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:ejw:journl:v:7:y:2010:i:1:p:66-72

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    1. Alberto Alesina & Silvia Ardagna & Vincenzo Galasso, 2011. "The Euro and Structural Reforms," Review of Economics and Institutions, Università di Perugia, vol. 2(1).
    2. Otmar Issing, 2009. "Some Lessons from the Financial Market Crisis," International Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 12(3), pages 431-444, December.
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    1. repec:kap:iaecre:v:19:y:2013:i:3:p:259-271 is not listed on IDEAS
    2. Filippo Cesarano, 2013. "The Optimum Currency Area Puzzle," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 19(3), pages 259-271, August.

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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
    • E42 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Monetary Sytsems; Standards; Regimes; Government and the Monetary System
    • 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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