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The Euro: Politics before Economics?

18 minutes
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Thursday 18 February 2010

When does a common currency area like the Eurozone function smoothly and when does it have problems? The US has a common currency. How do differences there get ironed out? How can the US accommodate economies as different as California and Alabama while the Eurozone has diffiuclties including Greece and Germany?


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