Paul Lachine

更加完美的货币联盟

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欧元区一向被认为是一种尝试——它是缺乏政治统一的货币联盟。持上述观点的人看来还是持有单个主权国家的概念,这其中包括两点:地方政府有限的财政主权和在受到意外经济打击时,可以动用大规模的财政预算加以化解。

那些觉得“政治联盟”非常必要地人士认为,欧元区的作用在于第二点,尽管各国政府拥有各自独立的财政权,他们其实忽视了《欧盟稳定增长条约》是欧洲政治联盟的重要原则,而不是补充。实际上,目前欧元区的问题不在于缺乏统一预算机制,而是缺乏对该条约的执行力。

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