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Reforming the European Monetary Union

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  • V. V. Chari
  • Alessandro Dovis
  • Patrick J. Kehoe

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We offer a theoretically based narrative that attempts to account both for the formation of the European Monetary Union (EMU) and for the challenges it has faced. Lack of commitment to policy plays a central role in this narrative and leads to four policy implications for EMU redesign.

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  • V. V. Chari & Alessandro Dovis & Patrick J. Kehoe, 2017. "Reforming the European Monetary Union," Economic Policy Paper 17-3, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
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