The Future of the Euro

IIEA21st April 20172min
In his speech to the Institute, Professor De Grauwe addressed the future of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). He offered his perspectives on what further measures policymakers should take to ensure convergence and stability in the euro area in the context of the current political environment.

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About the Speech:

In his speech to the Institute, Professor De Grauwe addressed the future of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). He offered his perspectives on what further measures policymakers should take to ensure convergence and stability in the euro area in the context of the current political environment.

 

About the Speaker:

Paul De Grauwe is the John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy at the LSE’s European Institute. He was a Member of the Belgian Parliament from 1991 to 2003. He has received honorary doctorates from the University of Sankt Gallen, the University of Turku, the University of Genoa, the University of Valencia and Maastricht University. He was a Visiting Professor at various universities in Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Kiel, Milan, Pennsylvania and Michigan. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University in 1974. He is a Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels and CEPR Fellow in London.

Professor De Grauwe’s research interests are in the economics of monetary unions and behavioural macroeconomics. His publications include “The Limits of the Market”, Oxford University Press, 2017, “The Economics of Monetary Union”, Oxford University Press, 11th Edition, 2016, and “Lectures on Behavioral Macroeconomics”, Princeton University Press, 2012.