VIU Lectures 2012: "L'Europe se fera par la monnaie, ou..", A. Schubert
Dean Agar Brugiavini opens the lecture "L'Europe se fera par la monnaie, ou....." European Integration Twenty Years after Maastricht and introduces Aurel Schubert, Director General of Statistics of the European Central Bank. Aurel Schubert focuses on the development, achievements and challenges of European economic and monetary integration 20 years after the signing of the Maastricht Treaty. A special focus is brought to the current financial and economic crisis, especially on the origins, the effects, the policy reactions and the permanent European institutional changes. Prof. Lori Leachman and prof. Richard Nielsen bring their contribution as discussants.