TITLE

After Bailout, Greece Controls Spending but Lags on Structural Reforms

AUTHOR(S)
Sotiropoulos, Dimitri A.
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
World Politics Review (19446284);7/18/2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the results of the 2010-2012 austerity measures in Greece. An overview of the Greek fiscal crisis in May 2010 is presented wherein the Greek government was unable to service its public debt, which was 129 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) as of 2009. Loans and technical assistance provided by the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund are discussed, as well as the structural reforms that were implemented.
ACCESSION #
89252133

 

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