Disunity in diversity

Wolfgang Streeck (Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Societies) & Lea Elsässer (Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies)
Wolfgang Streeck (Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Societies) & Lea Elsässer (Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies)

Is the Eurocrisis here to stay? Wolfgang Streeck and Lea Elsässer highlight one of the main structural impediments to an economically and fiscally healthy Eurozone, the pronounced economic disparities between the Eurozone’s centre and its periphery. Read their recent article “Monetary disunion: the domestic politics of euroland” published in the Journal of European Public Policy to learn how the Eurozone’s entrenched internal heterogeneity may turn its future politics into an “ugly tug-of-war over entitlements and obligations to international financial solidarity”.