External authors

Wolfgang Proissl

External author

Read article Download PDF More on this topic More by this author

Essay / Lecture

Why Germany fell out of love with Europe

This essay analyses the central role that Germany has and continues to play in the European Union. The author looks back at how Germany acted as a ‘benevolent hegemon’ through the adoption of the single currency and the creation of the European Monetary Union. Against this background, he examines the German response to the recent […]

By: Wolfgang Proissl Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: June 30, 2010