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What would happen if Ireland left the Euro?


Emmett O’Connell – The Consequences of Monetary Union (1972); The Economist – Coming In From The Cold, Lessons from Iceland: … the extra cost to a country of not standing by its banks can be surprisingly small… the benefits to … Continue reading

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New Economic Perspectives: Difference Between Issuers & Users of Currency Reason for Eurozone Crisis


With guest appearance from the Cookie Monster. Stephanie Kelton writes at New Economic Perspectives – Can Sesame Street Help Europe’s Finance Ministers Understand the Debt Crisis?: … we warned that without a fiscal analogue to the ECB, the euro was … Continue reading

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