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Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa was a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank from 1998 until his death in 2010. From 1979 to 1998 he served the European Monetary Community in a variety of capacities and was affiliated with the Bank of Italy.

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Getting United after the Union

This history and analysis of the euro and the European Central Bank traces the process of European monetary integration from its beginnings as a utopian vision in the aftermath of World War II through the establishment of a single currency managed by a central bank. Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, a central banker who has been involved in the making of European monetary unification since 1979, offers an accessible guide to the euro and the European Central Bank for scholars, students, and the general reader, discussing the related economic, financial, monetary, and international political issues.