Eurozone entry criteria after the crisis

Wolf, Holger
March 2012
International Economics & Economic Policy;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
The article looks at the eurozone entry criteria , which is governed by the Maastricht convergence criteria on inflation, longterm interest rates, fiscal deficits and debt. It is given that the Maastricht criteria can be assessed narrowly on whether they meet their stated objective of measuring current convergence. It also looks at the future expansion of the Eurozone, a reformulation of the entry criteria accompanying the substantial economic governance reforms already passed.


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