I. You are expected to expand your personal vocabulary, including the new specific terms and concepts of business and international economics, found in the text of topics 3 and 4.
II. In addition to the above I will expect an essay, explaining your personal vision on introducing the euro in Bulgaria, which is planned by our government for the near future. For that purpose, you are invited to use information from the following sources:
1. A publication of the European Commission “A short guide to the euro” https://op.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/2a9e2a82-4412-11ea-b81b-01aa75ed71a1
Do not forget to include the new economics terms in your vocabulary while reading this text.
2. You will find an extensive review of all aspects of the euro on the following website:
Also, you fill find a comprehensive analysis of the public opinion on the euro at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/business-economy-euro/euro-area/public-opinion-euro_en
3. Do not forget to hear the opinion on the euro of the former finance minister of Greece Yannis Varoufakis. You will find the link to his lecture on the main window of the course website and here:
Yannis Varoufakis – The Euro Has Never Been More Problematic
4. You will find detailed up-to-date information about the accomplishment by EU countries of the convergence criteria for joining the Eurozone on the following address: “Euro convergence criteria”