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Unformatted text preview: Is using a single currency system better than an individ ual currency? A monetary unit that is shared by several countries The only single currency system that exists The Single Currency - EU launched on 1ST January 1999. Euro cash was introduced on 1ST January 2002. Today, euro banknotes and coins are legal tender in 17 of the 27 Member States of the European Un ion. Introduction the European Central Bank has a mandate to keep inflationary pressures low Member countries that join the bank commit to lower inflation, hoping to enjoy the macroeconomi c stability associated with low levels of expected in flation. Macroeconomic stability Members of EU Malta The Netherlands Austria Portugal Slovenia Slovakia Finland 17 countries use currency Belgium Germany Estonia Ireland Greece Spain France Italy Cyprus Bulgaria...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Teerana during the Spring '11 term at Thammasat University.

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