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Do countries need currencies, and do currencies need countries?

LSE European Institute - LEQS public lecture 

Date: Tuesday 21 May 2013 
Time: 4-5.30pm 
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Harold James 
Chair: Professor Paul De Grauwe

Professor Harold James examines the historical contexts of debates about whether the creation of money depended on a state, the arguments presented by both the intellectual giants of the mid-twentieth century - Keynes and Hayek - for a non-state money, as well as the problems for the European Union in implementing the idea of a non-state money. 

Harold James is Claude and Lore Kelly Professor of European Studies and Professor of History and International Affairs; Director of Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society at Princeton University. 

Professor Paul De Grauwe is John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy abd Head of the European Institute at LSE.

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