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Report on the State of the European Union
Crisis in the EU Economic Governance Volume 3
 
 
Palgrave Macmillan
 
 
 
 
 
18 Dec 2009
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The Report on the State of the European Union examines the progress of European integration and focuses on economic aspects of the process. Building on the impressive previous volumes, this third volume in the series explores the Euro zone in light of the current financial crisis. It includes a comprehensive review of macroeconomic performance, an in-depth analysis of national fiscal policies, the weaknesses of the current EU budget and the EU environmental strategy

This book is written in an accessible way and will be a useful resource for academics, students, policy-makers, journalists and government advisors.


Description

The Report on the State of the European Union examines the progress of European integration and focuses on economic aspects of the process. Building on the impressive previous volumes, this third volume in the series explores the Euro zone in light of the current financial crisis. It includes a comprehensive review of macroeconomic performance, an in-depth analysis of national fiscal policies, the weaknesses of the current EU budget and the EU environmental strategy

This book is written in an accessible way and will be a useful resource for academics, students, policy-makers, journalists and government advisors.


Contents

Europe's Economic Problem is Political After All!
Globalization and the Twin Protections
Euro Area Polices and Macro Economic Performance, Ten Years On: Institutions, Incentives and Strategies
Fiscal Discipline as a Social Norm: The European Stability Pact 
The ECB's Quiet Hijacking of the Euro Area's Exchange Rate
The Irish Tiger and the German Frog: The tale of Size and Growth in the Euro Area
Funding the EU Budget with a Genuine Own Resource: The Case for a European Tax
The EU Environmental Strategy
If it's Broken, Don't fix it: The Government of the Euro area in the EU 'Reform Treaty'


Authors

JEAN-PAUL FITOUSSI is President of the French Observatory Economic Situations (OFCE), France.

JACQUES LE CACHEUX is Professor of Economics at the French Observatory Economic Situations (OFCE), France.