Eurozone pays tribute to Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

Nestled between the Alps, the beautiful northern Italian town of Belluno is where Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa began his life in 1940 in a Europe divided by war. His premature death in Rome last December should serve as a reminder that, despite recent events, the European project of political and monetary integration has achieved a staggering amount. That the world in which Padoa-Schioppa took his last breath in a Roman restaurant last December was one in which 16 (now 17) European countries shared a

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