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European Debt Crisis

European Debt Crisis

  • greece business climate

    Despite Financial Woes, Greece’s Business Climate Has Improved

    Monday, June 29, 2015

    While Greece remains in a difficult financial situation, some of the reforms undertaken by the country have improved its business climate.

  • internal devaluation

    Internal Devaluation in Eurozone Peripheral Countries

    Monday, May 04, 2015

    Internal devaluation has been discussed as a means to increase competitiveness among European countries that were in crisis.

  • european and latin american debt crises

    Comparing the Latin American and European Debt Crises

    Thursday, February 26, 2015

    In many ways, the European debt crisis is reminiscent of Latin America's experience in the 1980s, characterized by a period of high growth interrupted by an external shock. But there are some notable differences.

  • Regional Economist article
  • Regional Economist article

    State and Local Debt: Growing Liabilities Jeopardize Fiscal Health

    October 2012 | Regional Economist

    Not only are nations wrestling with growing debt levels, but so are state and local governments, including those in the seven states that make up the Eighth Federal Reserve District. Two of those seven states—Kentucky and Illinois—each have combined state and local obligations that, as a percentage of gross state product, are higher than California's.

  • Get by with a Little Help from My...Other Exports

    The European debt crisis could certainly affect the U.S. economy through other channels...but its direct impact on U.S. exports is likely to be small.

  • Regional Economist article

    A Look at Credit Default Swaps and Their Impact on the European Debt Crisis

    April 2012 | Regional Economist

    Did you know that buying a credit default swap can be like buying insurance on your neighbor’s car—and then getting paid when that neighbor has an accident? Learn the ABCs of CDS, and find out why they are so important to any discussion of the European debt crisis.

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