The object of this work, first published in 1977, is to examine the history of the economic and monetary union (EMU) in the European Community, the policies of the parties involved and the conflicts of interest created in the political and economic environment within which all this has taken place. This title will be of interest to students of monetary economics and finance.
Preface; 1. Introduction: A Post-Mortem?; Part One; 2. European Integration: Theories and Strategies 3. Optimum Currency Areas and the European Community; Part Two; 4. Steps towards Monetary Integration 5. Towards an Economic and Monetary Union: The Preparatory Stage 6. The First Stage 7. ‘A. Second Stage 8. Conclusions; Notes and References; Index
The volumes in this set, originally published between 1934 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of monetary economics and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine monetary management and policy, equilibrium theory and credit rationing, as well as the general principles and practices of monetary economics. This set will be of particular interest to students of economics and finance.