The euro, the Bank of France and us

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La monnaie, la Banque de France et nous

To explain money and monetary policy, the Banque de France has produced a short video entitled “The euro, the Banque de France and us”.

Produced within the framework of a partnership programme between the Banque de France and the French national education system, this video has been made as simple as possible and may be viewed by any person looking for a good introduction to the subject.

Money and Us

Source: Banque de France

Objective:Focus on forms of money, how money is created and how money is regulated.

Audience: 14+

Length: 10 min and 26 seconds

Language : English

This video focuses on the following principle themes: forms of money, how money is created, the risks associated with inflation, the definition and implementation of monetary policy in the euro area, the role of the Banque de France and other national central banks.

 

The path to the euro

Source: Banque de France

Objective: Discover how the single currency was introduced.

Audience: 14+

Length: 7 minutes

Language : English

“The road to the euro” summarises the developments leading to the introduction of the euro from 1951 to 2002.

 

Banknote repair

Source: Banque de France

Objective: Discover what happens to damaged banknotes.

Audience: 10+

Length: 4 minutes 45 seconds

Language : English

This film shows how damaged banknotes are repaired.

 


Published on 14 October 2016.