Historical errors in the initial conception of the euro and its subsequent development

@article{Troitino2019HistoricalEI,
  title={Historical errors in the initial conception of the euro and its subsequent development},
  author={David Ramiro Troitino and Karoline Faerber},
  journal={Brazilian Journal of Political Economy},
  year={2019}
}
ABSTRACT In 1992, the European Council launched the economic and monetary union (EMU). The inception of the euro followed in 1999. Ever since, the EMU has experienced severe malfunctions, not least during the recent Eurozone crisis of 2010. To understand the current Eurozone (EZ) conundrum, it is necessary to analyse the circumstances under which the EMU was designed. Throughout its development, former French President François Mitterrand proved to be a central figure due to his ability to… 
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