The Euro – A Big Error (Part 2)

More+Comment ♦ Published: May 23, 2012; 10:59 ♦ (Vindobona)

The system of the common currency has failed to work, but is still kept alive artificially. The euro brings enormous difficulties to stronger as well as weaker European economies.

The Euro – A Big Error (Part 2) / Picture: © European Commission

Not only for Greece, Spain, Portugal or Italy, the euro is not a suitable currency. Also for the stronger economies of Germany, Austria or the Netherlands, the euro proved problematic.

Especially Germany´s population experienced a substantial decrease in prosperity. In the early 1990s, Germany was among those countries with the highest living standard. Twenty years later,…