Ten Reasons to Fear Fortress Europe

  • Gerard Curzon
Part of the Central Issues in Contemporary Economic Theory and Policy book series (CICETP)


Assume for the moment that the European Community (EC) is about to realize its old dream of creating a single economic space, unhampered by frontiers, that runs from Denmark to Portugal, from Ireland to Greece, from Germany to Gibraltar — a space that encompasses 12 countries, 11 currencies, 9 languages, and 320 million people. What is the likelihood that this unit will turn in upon itself?


Custom Union Single Market Uruguay Round Free Trade Area Trade Diversion 
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© SIPI Srl, Rivista di Politica Economica 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerard Curzon
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GenevaSwitzerland

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