Since the 1980s, the single market in Europe has progressed unevenly, with a long trail of false turns and ill-considered efforts cutting across national boundaries and political and cultural systems. Professor Jacques Pelkmans presents a sober assessment of the work needed to create a true single European market. Despite its often dry and turgid style, this in-depth report offers valuable insights. getAbstract recommends this timely analysis to policy makers with an advanced understanding of the issues and challenges surrounding the creation of a true European single market.
In this summary, you will learn
- What a true single market could mean for Europe and
- What steps are necessary to achieve it.
About the Author
Jacques Pelkmans, a professor at the College of Europe, is a senior fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies.