The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
| Editors: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Padoa-Schioppa, Tommaso (1940–2010)

  • Lorenzo Bini Smaghi
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Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa was a distinguished central banker and economist, a key player in the creation of Europe’s single currency, a well-respected figure in international monetary policy-making and a former economy and finance minister of Italy.


Central bank Economic integration European Union Financial stability Single currency 

JEL Classifications

B31 E5 E58 E52 F15 
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  • Lorenzo Bini Smaghi
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