Did The Euro Just Enter Its Death Throes?

Paul Krugman

Photo: NYtimes.com

Did the euro just enter its death throes?OK, I know that sounds over the top, and I hope it is. But recent developments are really, really bad.

The best guide to recent events is actually a paper written this spring, by Paul De Grauwe (pdf). I have to admit that when I first read De Grauwe’s paper I didn’t grasp the full force of his argument about liquidity crises; but he now looks absolutely prescient.

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