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Occasional Paper

Explaining the Euro to a Washington Audience

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Author(s): Padoa-Schioppa, Tomasso
Year: 2001
Pages: 31
ISBN: 1-56708-119-3

An explanation of the challenges associated with the introduction of the euro, focusing on the workings of the European Central Bank. Addressed to a Washington audience, it compares and contrasts an economically and politically integrated US economy with that of the European Union, explaining the challenges the EU faces because it is far from a full political union.

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