Designing the European Model

Hardcover | June 15, 2009

EditorSeppo Honkapohja, Frank Westermann

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This book examines existing problems in the European economy, focusing on labour markets, including labour market reform and outsourcing, as well as macroeconomic issues, such as macroeconomic stabilization in the Euro area and convergence and divergence in economic growth in the EU. The book also looks at rethinking subsidiarity in the EU, financial architecture and competition policy.

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This book examines existing problems in the European economy, focusing on labour markets, including labour market reform and outsourcing, as well as macroeconomic issues, such as macroeconomic stabilization in the Euro area and convergence and divergence in economic growth in the EU. The book also looks at rethinking subsidiarity in th...

SEPPO HONKAPOHJA is Chairman of the European Economic Advisory Group, CESifo, Germany. FRANK WESTERMANN is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Osnabrueck, Germany.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.82 × 5.57 × 1.34 inPublished:June 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023054701X

ISBN - 13:9780230547018

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Table of Contents

PART I: LABOUR MARKETS * Welfare to Work * Labour Market Reform in Europe * Pay-Setting Systems in Europe * Outsourcing * Longer Working Hours * PART II: MACROECONOMIC ISSUES * Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic Stabilization in the Euro Area * The Road to the Euro * Pensions and Children * Convergence and Divergence in Economic Growth in the EU * Global Imbalances * PART III: INSTITUTIONS * Rethinking Subsidiarity in the EU * Financial Architecture * Education Systems in the EU * Competition Policy