Currency

The Euro's Model Student

For years, Estonia played by the rules and did everything exactly the way it was supposed to. It made cut after cut and, just a few months ago, the country finally got what it wanted: It joined euro.

Despite the euro's troubles, Estonia's still doing well. It has the highest growth rate and the lowest public debt of any EU country.

On today's podcast, we talk to Estonia's president.

Subscribe to the podcast. Music: Ott Lepland's "Läbi öise Tallinna." Find us: Twitter/ Facebook. Note: This podcast originally aired in January, 2011.

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