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Policy Contribution

Latvian Parliament

Challenges for the euro area and implications for Latvia

This Policy Contribution reproduces evidence given by Guntram B. Wolff to the Latvian parliament’s European affairs committee, 22 February 2012. It reviews the major challenges faced by the euro area, and discusses recent initiatives and the way forward. Some implications are drawn out for Latvia’s euro accession, which is likely to be beneficial on balance.

By: Guntram B. Wolff Topic: Latvian Parliament, Macroeconomic policy Date: March 2, 2012