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Appréciations et conséquences possibles de l'hétérogénéité structurelle de la zone euro

  • Alexis Penot

[eng] Assessment and consequences of the structural heterogeneity of the euro zone . To guarantee its success, the project of EMU was based on a nominal convergence between Member states. But was the structural convergence reached ? As far as this convergence will guarantee that the single monetary policy will have the same consequences for all the Member states, this article tries to answer this question. It shows in a first part that the macroeconomic empirical proofs are vague and that a more meticulous analyse, in particular on the financial structures, will be necessary in both following parts. . JEL classifications : E5, E6, G1, G2 [fre] Pour garantir son succès, le projet d’Union économique et monétaire s’est construit sur une convergence nominale entre les pays membres. Mais la convergence structurelle at-elle été atteinte ? Dans la mesure où c’est cette dernière qui garantira que la politique monétaire unique aura les mêmes conséquences pour tous les pays membres, c’est à cette question que tente de répondre cet article. Il montre dans une première partie que les preuves empiriques macroéconomiques sont incertaines et qu’un examen plus minutieux, en particulier sur les structures financières et sur le mode de formation des prix, sera nécessaire dans les deux parties suivantes. . Classification JEL : E5, E6, G1, G2

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Volume (Year): 65 (2002)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 153-175

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