Region Focus

Third Quarter 2010

Continental Divide:  How did the European debt crisis become so severe?

Fiscal problems in a number of European countries have raised concerns about long-term economic performance and the future of the eurozone, as well as the implications for the American economy.

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Related Links

De Grauwe, Paul. “Crisis in the Eurozone and How to Deal with It.” Center for European Policy Studies Policy Brief no. 204, Feb. 15, 2010.

Funk Kierkergard, Jacob. “In Defense of Europe’s Grand Bargain.” Peterson Institute for International Economics Policy Brief no. 10-14, June 2010.

Lachman, Desmond. “The Greek Economic Crisis and the U.S. Economy.” Commentary delivered to members of the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress, May 27, 2010.

Schwarcz, Steven L. “Facing the Debt Challenge of Countries That are Too Big to Fail.” Duke Law Working Paper no. 30, 2010.

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