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Title Economic convergence and divergence in Europe : growth and regional development in an enlarged European Union / edited by Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Peter Mooslechner
Published Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, [2003]
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Description xxii, 471 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Welcome remarks from the 2001 conference / Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell -- 1. Past convergence within Europe: core-periphery diversity in modern economic development / Ivan T. Berend -- 2. Monetary unification and the single market / Vitor Gaspar and Francesco Paolo Mongelli -- 3. The impact of European integration on growth: what can we learn for EU accession? / Jesus Crespo-Cauresma, Maria Antoinette Dimitz and Doris Ritzberger-Grunwald -- 4. Regional convergence in Spain, 1965-95 / Angel de la Fuente -- 5. Restructuring industrial areas: lessons in support of regional convergence in an enlarging Europe / Michael Steiner -- 6. German economic reunification: a special case with general lessons? / Karl-Heinz Paque -- 7. Keynote speech: Convergence and divergence - theoretical underpinnings / Xavier Sala-i-Martin -- 8. Structural change and catching up: the experience of the ten candidate countries / Janos Gacs -- 9. Restructuring of firms in Central and Eastern Europe / Jozef Konings -- 10. Regional disparities within accession countries / Roman Romisch -- 11. Optimal currency area between the EU and accession countries: the status quo / Jarko Fidrmuc and Iikka Korhonen -- 12. Some remarks on 'How to balance real and nominal convergence': an introductory statement / Peter Mooslechner -- 13. Real and nominal convergence: implications for macroeconomic policies / Ales Capek -- 14. Real nominal convergence / Tina Zumer and Uros Cufer -- 15. How to balance real and nominal convergence? The case of Poland / Pawel Durjasz and Jakub Borowski -- 16. The costs and benefits of an early EMU participation for Hungary / Istvan Hamecz and Agnes Horvath -- 17. Real and nominal convergence: challenges for monetary and exchange rate policy - the case of Slovakia / Marian Nemec -- 18. On nominal and real convergence: the case of Estonia / Marten Ross -- 19. Searching for Schumpeter: the financial sector and economic growth in industrial countries / Joseph Bisignano -- 20. Financial sector convergence in Europe / Andy Mullineux and Victor Murinde -- 21. Financial system transition in Central Europe: the first decade / Thomas Reininger, Franz Schardax and Martin Summer -- 22. European Union enlargement and the Balkans / Vladimir Gligorov -- 23. The case of Russia and Ukraine / Hermann Clement -- 24. Economic and social cohesion in an enlarged European Union / Vasco Cal -- 25. The impact of the EU's new eastern border on processes of convergence and divergence in Europe: policy implications / Judy Batt -- 26. Policy challenges within the (enlarged) European Union: how can economic convergence be fostered? / Stanislaw Gomulka -- 27. Speech of the Governor of the OeNB: 'The euro area - an anchor of stability in Europe and the world' / Klaus Liebscher
Notes This volume originated with the Oesterreichische Nationalbank's East-West Conference 2001, "Convergence and Divergence in Europe", 4-6 November, Vienna
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject European Union -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses.
European Union -- Europe, Central -- Congresses.
European Union countries -- Economic policy -- Congresses.
Europe -- Economic integration -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Mooslechner, Peter.
Tumpel-Gugerell, Gertrude.
Oesterreichische Nationalbank.
LC no. 2002037926
ISBN 1843762412 :