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Public Support for the Euro

Essays on Labor Productivity, Monetary Economics, and Political Economy, Vol. 2

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  • This book is open access, which means that you have free and unlimited access

  • Analyses the determinants of public support for the EMU and the Euro

  • Uses up-to-date macro and micro econometric techniques on uniquely large Eurobarometer-databases

  • Provides an overview of the author's research to date on the economics and political economy of the euro and EMU

Part of the book series: Contributions to Economics (CE)

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Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii
  2. Revisiting Public Support for the Euro, 1999–2017: Accounting for the Crisis and the Recovery

    • Felix Roth, Edgar Baake, Lars Jonung, Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann D.
    Pages 21-45Open Access
  3. Public Support for the Euro

    • Felix Roth, Lars Jonung, Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann D.
    Pages 47-54Open Access
  4. Crisis and Public Support for the Euro, 1990–2014

    • Felix Roth, Lars Jonung, Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann D.
    Pages 55-91Open Access
  5. Crisis and Citizens’ Trust in the European Central Bank: Panel Data Evidence for the Euro Area, 1999–2012

    • Felix Roth, Daniel Gros, Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann D.
    Pages 137-155Open Access
  6. Crisis and Public Support for the Euro

    • Felix Roth, Lars Jonung, Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann D.
    Pages 157-163Open Access
  7. The Enduring Popularity of the Euro throughout the Crisis

    • Felix Roth, Lars Jonung, Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann D.
    Pages 169-185Open Access
  8. The Effect of the Financial Crisis on Systemic Trust

    • Felix Roth
    Pages 219-229Open Access

About this book

The long-term sustainability of the euro and the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) depends heavily on their ability to attract widespread public support. The support shown for the euro throughout its first two decades has helped to shield it against populist attempts at the national level to dismantle the common currency. It has granted political legitimacy to the presidents of the European Central Bank to do “whatever it takes” whenever a serious crisis has threatened the viability of the euro.

Public Support for the Euro is the second of two open-access volumes presenting a selection of the author's essays on Labor Productivity, Monetary Economics, and Political Economy. This second volume brings together eleven of the author's essays, selected with the aim of providing an overview of his research to date on public support for and the economics and political economy of the euro and EMU.

Keywords

  • Open Access
  • EMU
  • Euro
  • Euro area crisis
  • Unemployment
  • Inflation
  • Political economy

Authors and Affiliations

  • Department of Economics, Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

    Felix Roth

About the author

PD Dr. Felix Roth is a Senior Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer with the Chair for International Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Hamburg. In June 2020, he successfully completed his German Habilitation in economics on the topic of Intangible Capital and Labour Productivity Growth and Determinants of Public Support for the Euro. Prior to his appointment at the University of Hamburg, he worked six years as a Research Fellow in the macroeconomic policy unit and as editor of the journal Intereconomics at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels. In addition to his ongoing research association with the department of economics at the University of Göttingen, he worked as a Research Fellow, Scientific Expert, and Economic Policy Advisor for the European Commission in Brussels for over three years.

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Buying options

Softcover Book USD 49.99
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Hardcover Book USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)