Introduction 1. Origins of the Single Currency 2. EMU: The First Experiment 3. The European Monetary System; 1979-87 4. The German Ascendancy 5. Project 1992 6. The Maastricht Blueprint for EMU 7. The European Debt Crisis 8. The Break-Up of the Eurozone? Conclusion
Dr. Bill Lucarelli is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Western Sydney, Australia, and has published 3 books: The Origin and Evolution of the Single Market in Europe in 1999, (Ashgate); Monopoly Capitalism in Crisis in 2004, (Palgrave Macmillan) and The Economics of Financial Turbulence in 2011 (Edward Elgar).