News in Review The Euro: Birth of a Currency

News in Review The Euro: Birth of a Currency

The euro is not only a new currency, it is also a concept and cultural representative of a significant political, social and economic shift in Europe. Symbolizing the changing face of Europe, the euro also embodies the historical process that has been going on for some time, a process of transition and adjustment that is not easy for the nations involved, for their citizens, or for the changing political and cultural dynamic that the adoption of a common currency represents. Given the nature of the global economy, with its free trade zones, the birth of the euro is also a significant event internationally.

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