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"The European Community: in search of a key currency"

Vonnahme, Paul and Hartwig, Mark J. (1991) "The European Community: in search of a key currency". In: UNSPECIFIED, Fairfax, Virginia. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    The year 1992 has been marked in the calendars of Europe's leadership as the major turning point in a progression of events which, if successful, is expected to culminate in the establishment of Western Europe as an economic super-power. The merger ,of the participant States' into a single economic union would generate a cumulative Gross National Product comparable to that of the United States and is additionally seen by many as a significant step towards the establishment of a single Western European political entity. Perhaps the most ambitious aspect of the Western European plan for political and economic integration is the drive for a European Monetary Union. Central to this proposal, and the subject of often heated negotiations among the 12 member States of the European Community (EC), is the creation of a single European currency known as the European Currency Unit (ECU).

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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > economic and financial affairs > EMU/EMS/euro
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series: UNSPECIFIED
    ["eprint_fieldname_eusries" not defined]: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Conference: European Union Studies Association (EUSA) > Biennial Conference > 1991 (2nd), May 22-24, 1991
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2007
    Page Range: p. 13
    Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 17:47
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/7265

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