EMU from an Historical Perspective

  • Jan Smets
  • Ivo Maes
  • Jan Michielsen


In this paper two topics are investigated: the genesis of the European Economic and Monetary Union and the reasons why the efforts to create a single European currency were finally successful.


Exchange Rate Monetary Policy Monetary Union European Monetary European Monetary System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Smets
    • 1
  • Ivo Maes
    • 1
  • Jan Michielsen
    • 1
  1. 1.National Bank of BelgiumBelgium

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