The establishment of the banking union in the Eurozone means that banks are operating in a single regulatory environment, which is important especially in the case of cross-border banking groups. However, the banking union still...
Central banks may use conventional or unconventional forms of monetary policy. Whichever is chosen by the European Central Bank (ECB) it influences all Central and Southeast European (CSE) countries.
On its path to Eurozone membership Croatia has taken the important step of filing a formal application to join the EU's Exchange Rate Mechanism, or ERM II. But doubts whether introducing the EUR is a good or a dangerous thing...
Setting up the Eurozone without establishing an asset that would guarantee its stability was a mistake, says Professor Ricardo Reis from the London School of Economics.
When Poland was joining the European Union 15 years ago, it made a commitment to adopt the common European currency. However, a decade and a half later, it’s still outside the Eurozone.
On the 20th anniversary of creation of the single currency, Europe seeks to challenge the USD’s dominance in the global financial system.
Poland has recently said it won’t join Eurozone any time soon. So, who from the Central and Southeast Europe (CSE) is in, and who will join the Eurozone, when and why?
The year 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of creation of the Eurozone, so this is a good opportunity to look at the benefits and losses that the single currency has brought to the European Union.
The EUR is an unfinished project and it’s possible that the Eurozone cannot function on a permanent basis at all, warns Thomas Mayer, the former chief economist at Deutsche Bank.
The reason of introducing the EUR was the expectation that it would bring economic benefits to member states by strengthening their macroeconomic stability, trade and investment promotion.