Price Stability: Why Is It Important for You?
by Dieter Gerdesmeier
Publisher: European Central Bank, 2009
Number of pages: 80
The Treaty establishing the European Community has given the Eurosystem the mandate to maintain price stability. A 80-page, illustrated book on the importance of price stability, how it can be best achieved and how price stability supports sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the EU.
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