Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin, Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)
Dr. Anna auf dem Brinke
Imbalances: Should the EU intervene?
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- 1. edition
- 5 pages, PDF
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Economic imbalances keep recurring in the EU. Differences in trade balances dominate the debate. Germany has been generating very high surpluses for years and meets criticism for this reason. Are imbalances a threat to the EU, and what role does the euro play in this? Should politicians adjust differences in the balance of trade? And if so, is that up to national governments or the EU?