Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin and the Bertelsmann Stiftung have joined forces on a multiannual research project on the future of the European Monetary Union.

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Repair and Prepare: Strengthen the Euro

Europe needs a vision leading from crisis to stability that can act as a guideline for concrete and specific action. The Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin have joined forces for a research project to provide a road map for a stronger European Economic and Monetary Union. The project outlines a reform agenda that addresses economic, political, and legal aspects for a strengthened euro area. The projects evaluates the case for more economic convergence, a deepened single market, and structural reforms in the member states. Furthermore, it proposes institutional improvements that will enhance the euro area’s adjustment and crisis management capacities. Finally, it addresses the issues of credible commitment and reform implementation, and assesses measures to enhance the legitimacy of the common currency union.

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Looking for the silver bullet

The debate about the future of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) has taken a centre stage in the discussion about the future of economic ... read more

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Leaving the euro: An emergency exit for the currency union?

The euro does not provide its members with any option to leave. This protects the common currency against speculative attacks on the one hand. ... read more

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Banking Union: How stable are Europe’s banks?

The euro crisis was, besides an economic and sovereign debt crisis, a full-blown banking crisis. The Banking Union was thus created precisely ... read more

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Economic government: What kind of coordination for the Eurozone?

How are decisions made in the euro area? And how democratic are they? These questions moved to the centre of the debate during the euro crisis. ... read more