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Wolfgang Ochel

Wolfgang Ochel was Head of the International Institutional Comparisons Department at the Ifo Institute.

Titles by This Editor

The European Union began with efforts in the Cold War era to foster economic integration among a few Western European countries. Today’s EU constitutes an upper tier of government that affects almost every level of policymaking in each of its twenty-seven member states. The recent financial and economic crises have tested this still-evolving institutional framework, and this book surveys key economic challenges faced by the EU.