Southern Europe in Trouble: Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges of the Financial Crisis

This installment of the Mediterranean Paper Series focuses on four financially volatile Southern European countries: Italy, Spain, Greece, and Portugal. The authors — all from leading European research centers — examine the effects of the crisis on the domestic and foreign policies of the above mentioned countries. Each author also discusses the repercussions of the crisis on the social and institutional fabric as well as on the European project as a whole. Each country report further analyzes the impact of the current financial predicament on relations with the United States and advances a series of proposals and policy recommendations on how to develop common responses to the crisis while avoiding a negative fall-out on the transatlantic relationship.
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Washington, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, 2012, 53 p.
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18
Publication date: 
14/12/2012

Foreword, Andrea Dessì and Ettore Greco
Damage Control: Italy and the European Financial Crisis, Andrea Dessì and Ettore Greco
The Pain in Spain: Madrid and the European Financial Crisis, Charles Powell
On the Brink: Greece and the European Financial Crisis, Theodore Couloumbis, Thanos Dokos, Dimitris Katsikas, and Dimitris A. Sotiropoulos
Fate and Freedom: Portugal and the European Financial Crisis, Paulo Gorjão
Conclusions, Andrea Dessì and Ettore Greco

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