The birth of the single European currency in the tale of one of the protagonists of contemporary economics, Nobel laureate Robert Mundell.
In January 1999 the euro officially came into effect, which now interests 18 countries and more than three hundred million people. A thorough look into the journey of the single European currency, from the beginnings to the financial crisis of recent years, the risks and challenges of the near future.
1. Kennedy and the fiscal policy of the Sixties
2. The Bretton Woods system
3. The crisis of the Seventies
4. Supply-Side Economics
5. Reagan and the tax cuts
6. Currency, taxation and inflation
7. The project of a European currency
8. De Gaulle, Delors and the single currency
9. The birth of the Euro
10. After Bretton Woods
11. Is a world currency possible?
12. The Euro crisis
13. The sovereign debt crisis and the European Central Bank
14. Italy and the European Monetary System
15. How to lead the Eurozone past the crisis