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  Economy of the European Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The European Union is the largest exporter in the world ([9]) and the second largest importer.
The European Union Association Agreement does something similar for a much larger range of countries, partly as a so-called soft approach ('a carrot instead of a stick') to influence the politics in those countries.
The agricultural sector is supported by subsidies from the European Union in the form of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Economy_of_the_European_Union   (1548 words)

 Salzburg's economy in the European Union
For the province of Salzburg, however, the European Union was not simply a project to prepare its own agriculture for international markets.
Salzburg managed to channel close to 7.4 million Euro research funds from the European Union into the local economy, more than 14 Euro per capita, and this in spite of the fact that there is no technological university in Salzburg.
In the meantime many technological projects of the European Union are firmly based in Salzburg.
www.salzburg.gv.at /en/prn/en-index/en-europasbg/en-wirtsch.htm   (284 words)

 European Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Supporters of the European Union argue that the growth of the EU is a force for peace and democracy.
The European Communities are one of the three pillars of the European Union, being both the most important pillar and the only one to operate primarily through supranational institutions.
The European Council published estimations on 17 November 2005 that the economy of the European Union will have grown approximately 1.5% in 2005 (1.3% in the eurozone), and 2.3% 2006 (2.1% in the eurozone) surpassing earlier growth predictions.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/European_Union   (6442 words)

 SSRN-The Economy of the European Union by Nicholas Baltas
At the December 2002 European Council meeting it was decided that the management had been completed with ten of the twelve and that they could join the Union in May 2004.
The purpose of this paper is to consider some of the economic dimensions of the EU enlargement, focusing on the characteristics of the new member states and on the economic implications of enlargement for the EU.
Their economies are not yet fully adjusted to the efficient functioning of the market economy.
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=672221   (346 words)

 European Union Economy - overview - Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Domestically, the European Union attempts to lower trade barriers, adopt a common currency, and move toward convergence of living standards.
In 2004, the EU admitted 10 central and eastern European countries that are, in general, less advanced technologically and economically than the other 15.
This entry briefly describes the type of economy, including the degree of market orientation, the level of economic development, the most important natural resources, and the unique areas of specialization.
www.indexmundi.com /european_union/economy_overview.html   (246 words)

 EUROPEAN UNION STUDIES CENTER - Interdisciplinary Concentration in European Union Studies
The concentration in European Union Studies is an interdisciplinary program available to students matriculated in the Ph.D. programs at the Graduate School.
The program is designed to familiarize students pursuing doctorates in (European) History, European Languages, Political Science, Economics, Business and Sociology to gain a deeper understanding of the current important developments unfolding in Continental Europe and the impact it has on the rest of the world.
Elective courses for the Concentration should afford students an opportunity to explore the European Union from different disciplinary perspectives, but students are not limited to the ones listed on the attachment.
web.gc.cuny.edu /eusc/courses/concentration.htm   (478 words)

 EUROPEAN UNION STUDIES CENTER - Prof. H.M. Kaufmann's Syllabus
The objective of this interdisciplinary seminar on the European Union (EU) is to analyze the interaction of economics and politics between the EU, the member states, the accession countries and the nonmembers in the context of policy-making and policies in several key areas.
Alesina, Alberto and Vittorio Grilli, "On the Feasibility of a One-Speed or Multispeed European Monetary Union." In Eichengreen, Barry and Jeffry Frieden, eds.
Hagen, Juergen von and Michele Fratianni, "The Transition to European Monetary Union and the European Monetary Institute." In Eichengreen, Barry and Jeffry Frieden, eds.
web.gc.cuny.edu /eusc/courses/syllabus1.htm   (2875 words)

 Europe, European Union,Integration,Economy,Development,War,Peace,Cooperation, Neytcho
But as long as Europe was divided by an Iron Curtain, Europeans did not master their own destiny, jeopardized by the global rivalry between East and West, the United States and the Soviet Union, Nato and Warsaw Pact.
On the one hand the member states of the European Economic Community gradually moved to form a European Union, both based on an economic and monetary union and a political union.
On the other hand 1989 was followed by the democratisation of the liberated states in Central and Eastern Europe, and by their growing demand to join the European Union as soon as possible.
www.geocities.com /nbulgaria/rapports/europe2.html   (819 words)

 The contribution of health to the economy in the European Union - European Public Health Alliance
The Health and Consumer Protection Directorate of the European Commission recently published a study paper on “The contribution of health to the economy in the European Union”.
Taken together, this evidence provides a powerful argument for European governments to invest in the health of their populations, not only because better health is a desirable objective in its own right, but also because it is an important determinant of economic growth and competitiveness”.
Martin McKee is Professor of European Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Research Director at the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.
www.epha.org /a/1975   (453 words)

 Small Is Big - European Monetary Union International Economy, The - Find Articles
One widely expected result of European Monetary Union was the diminution of the power and influence of the German central bank--the Bundesbank--in European, indeed, in world monetary affairs.
With the establishment of the European Central Bank, however, the Bundesbank became one, though one with a very special past, of the many national central banks participating in European Monetary Union.
When I asked a senior European central banker to name the most influential members of the Governing Council, Nout Wellink, president of the Nederlandsche Bank, came close to the top of the list.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2633/is_2_15/ai_73232537   (861 words)

 European Union at Indiana University - Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Studies at IU elcome to the European Union at Indiana University.
Economy of the European Union and its member states.
Information on academic studies related to the European Union, at Indiana and around the world.
www.indiana.edu /~unionet   (101 words)

 Health expenditure & economy | European Union Health & Pharma
A study entitled The contribution of health to the economy in the European Union  was published by the Commission's Health and Consumer Protection Directorate General in August 2005.
Mental health illness affects over 27% of European adults every year and can cost European economies up to 4% of GDP in lost productivity and other social costs.
The European Union of Private Hospitals (UEHP), representing the private hospital sector, underlines the role of private sector in reducing waiting lists in hospitals in many European countries, as these are often too long.
www.euractiv.com /en/health/health-expenditure-economy/article-153271   (2084 words)

 Economic and Financial Affairs - Publications - European Economy. Economic Papers
The Member States concerned ceded their monetary policy powers to the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) and, while the Council of Ministers became responsible for the euro area’s exchange-rate policy.
Globalisation, defined as an increasingly integrated world economy, has the potential to generate the largest structural upheaval in economies since the industrial revolution.
The workshop “Budgetary implications of structural reforms” organized on 2 December 2005 by DG ECFIN of the European Commission aimed at filling this gap.
ec.europa.eu /economy_finance/publications/economicpapers_en.htm   (1507 words)

 Italy's Economy and the European Union
Similarly heretical—though less dangerous—is the notion that there is movement in the Italian economy, indeed, that in many respects it has achieved considerable success.
After engaging in a painful effort during the early and mid-1990s, Italy confounded the skeptics by meeting the criteria enabling it to join the European Union's single currency area at its inception in 1999.
Since then, however, Italy has slipped to the back of the pack, moving from low GDP growth into recession and showing seemingly little progress in addressing, let alone resolving, a number of fundamental economic problems.
www.brookings.edu /views/articles/calingaert_fall2003.htm   (291 words)

 MixNews.com - Wellcome the biggest news headlines site! - European Union%2...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
AFP - Eastern European nations are enduring an economic hangover after enjoying an investment and production boom ahead of their accession to the EU last year, the World Bank said....
AFP - The first president of the European Central Bank, former Dutch finance minister Wim Duisenberg, was found dead in the pool at his villa in southeastern France, officials said....
AP - European Union regulators have launched investigations into the energy and financial services industries to ensure companies are able to compete fairly across borders within the 25-nation bloc....
www.mixnews.com /mixnews.php?parent=4&catid=8&cname=European%20Union%2...   (548 words)

 European Union - Ukraine: Fostering Partnership - EU Ukraine economy European Union Europe economic Ukraine economics ...
In the autumn of 1993, a few rooms at the National Hotel were transformed into the first offices of the Delegation of the European Commission to Ukraine.
Many people, including guests from European embassies, Ukrainian NGOs, the city administration and the Ukrainian government, were involved in the preparation and made it a huge success.
A concert in Europe Square featured thirteen bands from Europe and Ukraine and was broadcast on national TV to millions of viewers throughout the country.
www.odessa-portal.com /ukraine_european_union_partnership   (604 words)

 Saint Louis University. -ECON-395 Political Economy of the European Union- SLU. Universidad americana en Madrid ...
-ECON-395 Political Economy of the European Union- SLU.
Focus on economic integration policy, the role of Europe in the world economy and world politics, and the future of the euro as a new reserve currency.
Course includes an excursion to Brussels to visit the European Parliament and European Commission to meet with interest groups and lobbyists.
spain.slu.edu /academics/courses/econ-395.html   (96 words)

 The Political Economy of the European Union
This MA course addresses the core policies of the enlarged European Union, focusing on those relating to money and decision making on areas involving national and community spending.
Major dimensions of external relations, such as the transatlantic trade conflict and the new Good neighborhood Policies, promulgated in June 2oo4 are analyzed.
Enlargement is though a major undercurrent, but this is not an enlargement class, concluding with the prospective role of the EU in the global economy.
www.ceu.hu /ires/courses0405/politicaleconomyoftheeu.htm   (1442 words)

 European Business News Online - EUbusiness - EU law, politics and finance (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The European Ombudsman has opened an inquiry into a complaint by British mobile phone company O2 about a European Commission probe into international roaming service charges, he announced Monday.
EU environment ministers agreed on Monday on the introduction of new air quality norms for microparticles which scientists blame for thousands of deaths per year in the 25-nation bloc.
The European Commission has set out plans to complete the opening of EU postal services to competition.
www.eubusiness.com.cob-web.org:8888   (322 words)

 Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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www.union10.com /the-economy-of-european-union   (1583 words)

 Ireland's economy, European Union - Money Week
Whereas once it had a poor agricultural economy with high emigration Ireland now has the fourth highest effective GDP per head in the industrial world and a per capita income 11% higher than the UK.
For 13 years the Irish economy was feeble, recording an average annual economic growth rate of less than 2% a year.
Now, during this period when the Irish economy began to boom, net receipts from the EU fell back to 3% of GDP, while Ireland's payments to the EU budget rose from €360m euro in 1990 to €1,530m in 2000.
www.moneyweek.com /file/2645/the-secret-behind-the-irish-economic-mira...   (864 words)

 The European Monetary System and European Monetary Union (Political Economy of Global Interdependence) by Michelle ...
European Monetary Union: An Application of the Fun...
Central Bank to the European Union: European Monet...
Inclusion of Central European Countries in the Eur...
www.bookfinder4u.com /detail/0813379954.html   (320 words)

 EU news: An Independent View from European Voice (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Members of the European ­Parliament are demanding an ­explanation from the Finnish government, the current holder of the EU’s rotating presidency, as to why documents given to them about EU meetings with US counter-terrorism officials were censored.
The EU could save €50 billion a year in the next six years by improving the efficiency of transport, buildings and appliances, according to energy efficiency plans to be published by the European Commission today (19 October).
A deadline for reaching a deal on Cyprus and so avoid derailing Turkey’s EU membership bid has been pushed back until the end of the year, as chances for an accord are faltering.
www.european-voice.com.cob-web.org:8888   (279 words)

 Omniseek: /Politics /European Union /Business and Economy
Eurotechnology represents european technology in Japan, plans, supports and implements technology cooperation between Europe and Japan.
TED is the on-line version of the Supplement S to the Official Journal of the European Communities containing, calls for tenders, contract awards and pre-information notices, for contracts above a certain threshold from all EU Member States and EFTA coun
The new political economy of EMU (in MARION)
www.omniseek.com /srch/{53026}   (407 words)

 The Bookmark - Books about the European Monetary Union and the Euro
European Union at the Crossroads: A Critical Analysis of Monetary Union and Enlargement (Studies in Economic Transformation and Public Policy); Christos C. Paraskevopoulos (Editor); Hardcover; Published 1998;
European Monetary Policy; Stefan Collignon, Association for the Monetary Union of Europe; Hardcover; Published 1997;
European monetary union and the U.K.: a cost-benefit analysis; Geoffrey Edward Wood;
www.atmedia.net /TheBookMark/euro.html   (1174 words)

 European Union - Country information - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Joint Declaration on Relations Between the European Union and Australia (also available as a Rich Text Format or Portable Format Document(26 June 1997)
Australia and the European Union: An agenda for cooperation (2003)
Australia's Trade with the European Union (Annual Publication)
www.dfat.gov.au /geo/european_union/index.html   (181 words)

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