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University of Bayreuth, Department of Law and Economics

January 11-12, 2012
Euro Symposium "The Euro: (Greek) tragedy or Europe's destiny? Economic, historical and legal perspectives on the common currency"
Bayreuth, University of Bayreuth, Germany
The European debt crisis has brought the European Monetary Union (EMU) to the brink of collapse. A large variety of proposals are currently being discussed, ranging from different stabilisation mechanisms to outright default and the exit of individual countries from the euro zone; even a complete dissolution of EMU no longer appears unthinkable. The aim of this symposium is twofold: First, we seek to encourage a genuinely pan-European debate on EMU that will overcome the multitude of (highly diverse) national debates. Currently, economic analyses and policy suggestions follow well-established national fault lines (mirroring earlier divisions between ???soft?? and ???hard?? currency countries), which makes agreeing on a common diagnosis of the problem and suggesting a therapy exceedingly difficult. Second, we wish to draw on the rich experience of past monetary unions in helping us master the present and the future of EMU. [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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