As the /book/ title indicates, this is not a pros versus cons assessment. Instead the author treats the Euro as a clear mistake, a triumph of a political ideal of European unity over basic economics.
The author provides a clear (and accessible for non-economists) account of how the idea of the Euro began to dominate the political discourse of particularly the French elite
and how Germany leaders agreed on the condition that they determined the design
Simon Wren-Lewis 2 June 2018
Moderaterna inför EU-valet: "Vi är i grunden positiva till en gemensam valuta"