The new edition of this successful text analyses the current economic issues facing a rapidly changing Europe.
The authors combine policy, history and data to present a global perspective of the EU, written with a range of students taking an introductory module in European Economics in mind. With new material on the economic relationship between the EU and the US, Enlargement and the Lisbon process the authors consider the changing landscape and Europe's development as a major global player.
The authors use history, theory and analysis including comparative data to evaluate Economic policies ranging from the Common Agricultural Policy and Competition Policy to Social Policy and Monetary Policy and to assess issues such as unemployment and foreign aid. The contributors are drawn from a range of Universities such as Vienna, Manchester, Brussels, LSE and Purdue, as well as institutions such as the IMF and the European Central Bank.