The euro : how a common currency threatens the future of Europe /

Discusses how the 2008 financial crisis revealed the shortcomings of the euro and how it has caused Europe's economic stagnation, and outlines three possible plans for moving forward.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Stiglitz, Joseph E.
Format: Book
Edition:First edition.
Imprint: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2016]
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part I. Europe in Crisis
  • 1. The Euro Crisis
  • 2. The Euro: The Hope and the Reality
  • 3. Europe's Dismal Performance
  • Part II. Flawed from the Start
  • 4. When Can a Single Currency Ever Work?
  • 5. The Euro: A Divergent System
  • 6. Monetary Policy and the European Central Bank
  • Part III. Misconceived Policies
  • 7. Crises Policies: How Troika Policies Compounded the Flawed Eurozone Structure, Ensuring Depression
  • 8. Structural Reforms that Further Compounded Failure
  • Part IV. A Way Forward?
  • 9. Creating a Eurozone that Works
  • 10. Can There be an Amicable Divorce?
  • 11. Toward a Flexible Euro
  • 12. The Way Forward
  • Notes
  • Index