Comment by johnsreid It might be helpful to read http://www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/Overview%20France%202013.pdf
Comment by genauer @ Harry Haller, MB194A common currency without Germany and its financial muscle to back it up and protect it against speculative attack is not feasible in Europe today. France is no semi dead patient …
Comment by MB194 Firstly France obviously needs some major reforms to become
a more dynamic economy and to produce future growth / job creation. This is not
a short term project, the results would not show for 10-20 y …
Comment by Harry Haller The bare truth is that France, Italy and Spain can share a common currency, but this common currency cannot be shared with Germany. Anything else is a cruel fantasy.
Comment by Barnard The logic on the South leaving the Euro is impeccable; but the Euro is not just an economic phenomenon- it is a religion. Perhaps they would listen to Richard Dawkins?