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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Following the Euro

Long have been a follower of the EU and Euro and the implications of the union.  Especially how the regulatory structure influences innovation.  Newly published.  Podcast and text.

The eurozone project was “flawed at birth” notes a new book by Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz, ... who teaches at Columbia University and is a columnist for  The New York Times. He also was former chief economist for the World Bank .... 

In The Euro, How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe, Stiglitz outlines the key problems in how the eurozone was structured, and how the politics of yesterday — and today – are smothering economic growth and causing deep social problems and steep unemployment, eight years after the financial crisis. He also offers some ideas for making improvements. Knowledge@Wharton spoke with Stiglitz about his book, published this month, and about how the dominant economic consensus of the last 30 years is fast crumbling on the Knowledge@Wharton Show that airs on Channel 111 on SiriusXM. ... " 

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