Europe's orphan : the future of the euro and the politics of debt /

Originally conceived as part of a unifying vision for Europe, the euro is now viewed as a millstone around the neck of a continent crippled by vast debts, sluggish economies, and growing populist dissent. This book presents a compelling defense of the euro. It argues that rather than blaming the eur...

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Author / Creator: Sandbu, Martin E. (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Edition:[Revised] paperback edition.
Imprint: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2017.
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • Preface to the paperback edition
  • Preface
  • 1. A gaint historic mistake?
  • 2. Before the fall
  • 3. Greece and the idolatry of debt
  • 4. Ireland : the private is political
  • 5. Europe digs deeper
  • 6. Righting the course : from bail-out to bail-in
  • 7. If Europe dared to write down debt
  • 8. Eurpoe's real economic challenges
  • 9. The politics that the euro needs
  • 10. Great Britain or little England?
  • 11. Remembering what the euro is for.