The Real Eurozone Problem

Although people in the eurozone want a single currency and their leaders want unity, monetary union problems create political distrust and disunity.

A Euro Zone Olympic team?

Sharing a larger and more varied pool of European talent was supposed to create an economic synergy. Starting with the European Coal and Steel Community in 1951, the first step was free trade. Nations were added, trade barriers disappeared, and…

Alexander Hamilton, George Washington and the Euro Zone

How to decide euro zone policy today? Just look at the U.S. between 1780 and 1840. Saturday, in his Nobel Prize lecture, economist Thomas J. Sargent compared the past U.S. to the current euro zone. He based his talk on…