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Fiscal policy and monetary union

Barry Eichengreen

Fiscal policy and monetary union

federalism, fiscal restrictions and the no-bailout rule

by Barry Eichengreen

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Published by Centre for Economic Policy Research in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBarry Eichengreen and Jürgen von Hagen.
SeriesDiscussion paper series / Centre for Economic Policy Research -- No.1247
ContributionsHagen, Jürgen von., Centre for Economic Policy Research.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19847476M

Product Information. This is what we ve all been waiting for a book that demystifies the European community s monetary union. Unlike other books, this one provides readers with a practical yet sophisticated grasp of the macroeconomic principles necessary to understand a monetary union. Book Description. Providing readers with a multi-faceted assessment of the implementation of fiscal policies in the euro zone and their macroeconomic effects five years after the inception of the euro, this book, international in perspective and scope, is the first reliable reference source for discussions in this area for both academics and policy makers.

This book studies the strategic policy interactions in a monetary union. The leading protagonists are the European Central Bank and national governments. The target of the ECB is low inflation in Europe. The targets of a national government are low unemployment and a low structural deficit. There are demand shocks, supply shocks, and mixed shocks. Downloadable (with restrictions)! Avocates of formal fiscal restraints on the member states of the European Monetary Union often argue that US experience proves that a monetary union needs such constraints to guarantee the stability of the common currency. We show, first, that the origin of formal fiscal restraints on US state governments is unrelated to monetary questions.

This book explores the origins, rationale, problems and prospects of the European fiscal policy framework. It provides the reader with a roadmap to EMU’s budgetary framework by exploring its theoretical and empirical foundations, uncovering its historical roots and emphasising its supranational nature. Fiscal Policy in the European Monetary Union Evi Pappa Introduction There’s a proverb that says that many hands make light work and another that states that too many cooks spoil the broth. Both proverbs attempt to describe the same thing: teamwork. Teamwork can make a task easier, but it can also complicate.


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