Posts Tagged ‘eurozone’

  • Cypriot Euro

    The Eurozone: A “Cypriout?”

    Jul 12, 13 • 469 Views • No Comments

    First people were concerned about a Grexit and now it’s the Cypriout. A German euro, a Greek euro, indeed all euros are supposed to be the same money. Traveling across the eurozone, in any of the 17 countries with the euro as its currency, people should...  [read more]

  • euro zone map

    A National Market: The European Union

    Jun 23, 13 • 206 Views • No Comments

    Asked who is trustworthy, arrogant and compassionate, respondents in European Union nations offered a fascinating picture of how they perceive each other and themselves. Isn’t it interesting that the Italians named themselves as least trustworthy? And...  [read more]

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    Eurozone: First Latvia and then Croatia?

    Jun 6, 13 • 399 Views • No Comments

    Reading about Latvia’s probable eurozone entry at the beginning of 2014 and then perhaps Croatia by 2017, I remembered some wise words from economist Russ Roberts. During 2010, he presented a fascinating monologue Econtalk podcast in which Adam Smith...  [read more]

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    More Greek-German Humor

    Sep 21, 12 • 274 Views • No Comments

    This Monty Python Greek-German soccer match is wonderful. Thinking of the euro zone, perhaps it also says something about each country’s personality. Sources and Resources: The Monty Python video was from YouTube, here....  [read more]

  • The US is again hitting its debt ceiling.

    Some Greek Math

    Aug 24, 12 • 295 Views • No Comments

    With a euro zone update on Greece unfolding (they might lease some islands but we’ll get to that in a moment), here is some Greek math that Michael Lewis presents in Boomerang. Referring to the deficit, during October 2009, the Greek government thought...  [read more]