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Monetary Integration in the EU: Issues and Prospects. Or, Will You Be Paying for the Millenium Party in ECU?

  • Valerio Lintner
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Abstract

Monetary integration, and in particular the prospect of a monetary union among all or most EU members in the not too distant future, is probably the most significant internal economic issue confronting Europe and the process of European integration in this latter part of the twentieth century. Its outcome will undoubtedly be an important indicator of the strength, the direction and the immediate prospects of the whole European integration project, and as such it will both reflect and help to determine the economic, political and social shape of the continent into the next twenty-first century.

Keywords

Exchange Rate Monetary Policy Money Supply Monetary Union Maastricht Treaty 
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