IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Is the Euro serving European public goods ? Written evidence for the Euro's Progress - Inquiry into some issues related to the Euro zone


  • Jean-Paul Fitoussi

    () (OFCE - OFCE - Sciences Po)

  • Eloi Laurent

    () (OFCE - OFCE - Sciences Po)


The European Union (EU) should aim at providing European citizens with European public goods. In a pseudo-federal system like the EU, political deliberation should be about how to finance and produce the public goods that benefit all European citizens, and not only member states individually. Sustainable development is the typical example of a European public good, but there are many others, some of which belong to the economic policy domain: macroeconomic stability, full employment, social integration, (...).

Suggested Citation

  • Jean-Paul Fitoussi & Eloi Laurent, 2007. "Is the Euro serving European public goods ? Written evidence for the Euro's Progress - Inquiry into some issues related to the Euro zone," Working Papers hal-01063758, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:wpaper:hal-01063758
    Note: View the original document on HAL open archive server:

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    Other versions of this item:

    More about this item


    Access and download statistics


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:hal:wpaper:hal-01063758. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (CCSD). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.