Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol

The EU’s latest agreement is still some distance from a fully-fledged banking union

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed a new system for dealing with failing European banks, with the agreement being seen as an important step toward creating a European ‘banking union’. Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol writes that while the aim of creating a banking union has been portrayed as a relatively recent phenomenon, it has a much longer history stretching back to the early […]

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The negotiations which led to the creation of the European Monetary System thirty years ago can shed light on the Eurozone’s current crisis

The Euro’s roots can be traced back to the creation of the European Monetary System (EMS) in 1979. Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol argues that the negotiations that led to the establishment of the EMS can shed light on the current travails of the Eurozone, and that there are some striking similarities with recent Eurozone summits.  Looking at the EMS negotiations now furthers […]

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