The Political Economy of the Euro Crisis

  title={The Political Economy of the Euro Crisis},
  author={Mark Copelovitch and Jeffry A. Frieden and Stefanie Walter},
  journal={Comparative Political Studies},
  pages={811 - 840}
This article introduces the special issue on the political economy of the Euro crisis, which aims to improve our understanding of the causes, consequences, and implications of the highly unusual nature of this crisis: a financial crisis among developed countries within a supranational monetary union. The article provides a brief chronology of the crisis, discusses its underlying causes, and reviews the ways in which comparative and international political economy can help us understand the… 
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