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Economic and Monetary Union Macroeconomic Policies

Current Practices and Alternatives


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Philip Arestis, Malcolm Sawyer
    Pages 1-13
  3. Philip Arestis, Malcolm Sawyer
    Pages 14-42
  4. Philip Arestis, Malcolm Sawyer
    Pages 67-92
  5. Philip Arestis, Malcolm Sawyer
    Pages 93-119
  6. Philip Arestis, Malcolm Sawyer
    Pages 120-143
  7. Philip Arestis, Malcolm Sawyer
    Pages 144-167
  8. Philip Arestis, Malcolm Sawyer
    Pages 168-187
  9. Philip Arestis, Malcolm Sawyer
    Pages 188-207
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 208-236

About this book


This book focuses on the construction of the economic policies of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and its institutions. It reviews the faltering economic performance of the EMU countries before and after the onset of the financial crisis.


Monetary Union Macroeconomic Policies economic policy employment financial crisis fiscal policy Inflation integration macroeconomics monetary policy monetary union strategy

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of CambridgeUK
  2. 2.University of LeedsUK

About the authors

Philip Arestis is Director of Research at the Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK, and Professor of Economics at the Department of Applied Economics , University of the Basque Country, Spain. He is also Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics, University of Utah, US; Senior Scholar, Levy Economics Institute, New York, US; Visiting Professor, University of Leeds, UK; Professorial Research Associate School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)University of London, UK; Chief Academic (External) Adviser to the UK Government Economic Service (GES) on Professional Development in Economics; and holder of the 'Queen Victoria Eugenia' award of the British Hispanic Chair of Doctoral Studies. He has published as sole author or editor, as well as co-author and co-editor, a number of books and papers in academic journals.

Malcolm Sawyer is Professor of Economics at Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK. He is the principal investigator for the 5 year 15 partner project Financialisation, Economy, Society and Sustainable Development ( funded by the European Commission Framework Programme 7. He is managing editor of International Review of Applied Economics, on the editorial board of a range of journals and editor of the series New Directions in Modern Economics. He has published widely in the areas of post Keynesian and Kaleckian economics, industrial economics and the UK and European economies. He has authored 11 books, edited 18 and published over 80 papers in refereed journals and contributed chapters over 100 books.

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