Cybersightings: Our latest pick of EMU sites
This is a selection of new or interesting sites chosen by FT.com's Cybersightings editors as being worth a look
Every good currency needs its symbol. The Euro's is a circular-looking E with two short horizontal parallel lines through it. Get your keyboard to produce that! The Project Euro site is calling for solutions.
The Association for the Monetary Union of Europe is a lobbying group for the establishment of monetary union backed by many European companies. Its web site has a monthly online EMU newsletter.
Papers and speeches:
European Monetary Union: Implications, Opportunities and Challenges is the text of a speech given by Richard Fuld, chairman of Lehman Brothers
International Economics Working Paper 9208: Costs and Benefits of EMU by Wilfried Fuhrmann, University of Potsdam
Center for Economic Research Discussion Paper: Designing Fiscal and Monetary Institutions for a European Monetary Union
The European Bond Commission is building a database of abstracts of EMU papers
Hugo Paemen, the EU ambassador to Washington, and Fred Bergstein, president of the Institute for International Economics, discuss EMU and its impact on the US on National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation phone in programme. This is a RealAudio file.
Martin Ricketts, an EMU consultants, has an online Euro currency converter on his trilingual site promoting his EMU booklet.
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