The invention of the Euro - Robert Mundell

Understanding Economics
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

In this masterclass we will see the birth of the single European currency in the tale of one of the protagonists of contemporary economics, Nobel laureate Robert Mundell.

In January 1999 the euro officially came into effect, which now interests 18 countries and more than three hundred million people. A thorough look into the journey of the single European currency, from the beginnings to the financial crisis of recent years, the risks and challenges of the near future.

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What are the requirements?

  • Interest in economics
  • Attending the course does not need any economic skill since it is presented in a clear and simple manner

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 15 masterclasses and 1 hour and more of content
  • You will learn the birth of the euro and its compelling path lasted more than thirty years
  • You will learn how the introduction of the Euro was a major step forward in European integration

Who is the target audience?

  • Everyone interested in economics and who would like to learn more about the euro and its history

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Section 1: A brief history of the single currency
Kennedy and the fiscal policy of the SixtiesLa mia prima lezione
The Bretton Woods system
The crisis of the Seventies
Supply-Side Economics
Reagan and the tax cuts
Section 2: The birth of the Euro
Currency, taxation and inflation
The project of a European currency
De Gaulle, Delors and the single currency
The birth of the Euro
Section 3: The development of European Monetary System
After Bretton Woods
Is a world currency possible?
The Euro crisis
The sovereign debt crisis and the European Central Bank
Italy and the European Monetary System
How to lead the Eurozone past the crisis

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