Questions tagged [euro-area]

The euro area consists of those Member States of the European Union that have adopted the Euro as their currency. Monteray policy regarding the Euro is conducted by the European Central Bank.

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How is seigniorage redistributed in the Eurozone?

An ECB page notes that: As euro banknotes travel freely across borders, at any one time the number of banknotes in circulation registered at each national central bank can vary enormously. The ...
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What is the size of European SMEs in case of money flow and revenue?

I want to focus my product on SMEs (B2B financial service). So to research the market size I decided to check the numbers first. I had not a very productive time studding EU statistic data on their ...
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What is the optimal fiscal transfer rate between regions in a currency union?

I'm aware of the theory of optimal currency areas, and that both the Euro and the US dollar* are technically not optimal. This would tend to cause their optimal monetary policy to diverge over time. ...
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Lower monthly inflation at the beginning of the year

Good afternoon, I just looked at several EU HICP time series, and what struck me was the fact that quite often the monthly inflation rate was way lower (even negative) in January/February, at least in ...