The Impact of the Euro

Debating Britain’s Future

  • Mark Baimbridge
  • Brian Burkitt
  • Philip Whyman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: an Overview of European Monetary Integration

    1. Mark Baimbridge, Brian Burkitt, Philip Whyman
      Pages 1-16
  3. The Economics of a Single Currency

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Nigel M. Healey
      Pages 19-41
    3. Jonathan Michie
      Pages 42-55
    4. Richard Layard
      Pages 56-66
  4. Economic Policy Consequences of a Single Currency

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Barry Eichengreen
      Pages 87-99
    3. Philip Arestis, Malcolm Sawyer
      Pages 100-112
  5. Work, Employment and Business

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Christopher Haskins
      Pages 163-168
  6. Sovereignty and Political Determination

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 232-241

About this book


Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) will have far-reaching consequences for participating nations. This book contains a unique and editorially neutral collection of key arguments favouring and opposing membership. The economic and policy implications are evaluated by distinguished economists, whilst the impact upon national sovereignty and the world of work is debated by prominent MPs and representatives of business and trade union organisations. The text provides an unbiased, comprehensive and 'readable' resource for specialist students and a general readership.


Deflation economic policy European Monetary Union monetary union

Editors and affiliations

  • Mark Baimbridge
  • Brian Burkitt
  • Philip Whyman
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BradfordUK

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