Main Economic Policy Areas of the EEC — Toward 1992: The Challenge to the Community’s Economic Policies when the ‘Real’ Common Market is Created by the End of 1992

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P. Coffey
Springer Netherlands, Oct 31, 1990 - Business & Economics - 200 pages
PETER COFFEY Since the appearance of the second edition of this work - which was so quickly out of print - so much has happened in Europe. In the EEC itself, 1989 was a watershed year concerning the Community's moves towards the creation of the Single European Market (SEM) by the end of 1992. Early in the year, the appear ance of the De10rs Report on Economic and Monetary Union in the European Community, was followed by an agreement, at the European Summit, in June, to begin the first stage of this union in the Summer of 1990. As a counterpart to this and other agree ments, seen by trade unions and similar groups as an agreement * New composition of the ECU as on 21 st September 1989. Deutsche Mark DEM : 30.10% French Franc FRF : 19.00% Pound Sterling GBP : 13.00% Italian Lira ITL : 10.15% Dutch Guilder NLG 9.40% 7.90% Belgian Franc BFR 2.45% Danish Kronor DKK 1.10% Irish Pund IEP 0.80% Greek Drachma GRD 5.30% Spanish Peseta ESP 0.80% Portuguese Escudo PTE IX x between governments and businesses, there followed calls for and the adoption by eleven Heads of State of a Social Charter.

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Contents

The contribution of agriculture protection to European
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Fiscal policy in the EEC some recent developments
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Regional policy
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Peter Coffey, a British national was until recently, Head of the Economics section at the Europa Instituut, University of Amsterdam. Presently he is Holder of the recently created U.S. West Chair at the Graduate School at the College of St. Thomas, Minnesota, USA. He has published many works on European and international economic and monetary problems. Professor Coffey, who speaks seven languages, has lectured in most countries of the EC, as well as in many other parts of the world.

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