The Pain in Spain

Bergareche, Borja
March 2011
World Policy Journal;Mar2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p52
Academic Journal
The article discusses economic policy and economic conditions in Spain following the 2008-2009 global financial crisis. It comments on the impact of Spain on European economic conditions, unemployment for adults and youth, and the policies of Socialist prime minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero. The author also explores pressure on Spain from international financial institutions and foreign governments, addressing Spanish economic and labor reforms concerning pensions and retirement age. Other topics include conditions in the Vallecas neighborhood of Madrid, Spain and Spanish youth who neither study nor work, called ni-nis.


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