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The Euro crisis /
edited by Philip Arestis, Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK; and Professor of Economics, University of the Basque Country, Spain and Malcolm Sawyer, Professor of Economics, University of Leeds, UK.
imprint
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
description
xv, 276 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
023036750X (hbk.), 9780230367500 (hbk.)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Philip Arestis is Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK; Professor of Economics, Department of Applied Economics V, University of the Basque Country, Spain; Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Utah, US; Senior Scholar, Levy Economics Institute, New York, US; Visiting Professor, Leeds Business Scholl, University of Leeds, UK; Professorial Research Associate, Department of Finance and Management Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK; and current holder of the British Hispanic Foundation 'Queen Victoria Eugenia' British Hispanic Chair of Doctoral Studies. He is Chief Academic Adviser to the UK Government Economic Service (GES) on Professional Developments in Economics. He has published as sole author or editor, as well as co-author and co-editor, a number of books, contributed in the form of invited chapters to numerous books, produced research reports for research institutes, and has published widely in academic journas. Malcolm Sawyer is Professor of Economics, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK. He was until recently Pro-Dean for Learning and Teaching for the Faculty of Business, University of Leeds, UK. He is Managing Editor of International Review of Applied Economics, on the Editorial Board of a range of journals and editor of the series New Directions in Modern Economics. He has published widely in the areas of post Keynesian and Kaleckian economics, industrial economics and the UK and European economies. He has authored 11 books and edited 21, has published over 70 papers in refereed journals and contributed chapters to over 100 books.
Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
A detailed and informed analysis of the crisis facing the Eurozone, examining the root causes and exploring the possible outcomes and uncertain future of the European Union and its currency. Chapters include case studies of Portugal, Ireland, Spain and Greece, as well as broader comparative perspectives.
Description for Bookstore
A detailed and informed comment on the current state of the Eurozone, with close analysis of key member states
Long Description
The International Papers in Political Economy (IPPE) series explores the latest developments in political economy. This eighth volume focuses on the financial crisis currently gripping the eurozone, examining the root causes and outcomes and the uncertain future of the euro. The volume provides an overview of the crisis and its possible solutions, with a sharp focus on debt sustainability. Individual countries are also analysed in great depth, with four more detailed studies of the economic climate in Portugal, Ireland, Spain and Greece, exploring the implications of the crisis for economic policies of these countries.
Main Description
The International Papers in Political Economy (IPPE) series explores the latest developments in political economy. This eighth volume focuses on the financial crisis currently gripping the eurozone, examining the root causes and outcomes and the uncertain future of the euro. The volume provides an overview of the crisis and its possible solutions, with a sharp focus on debt sustainability. Individual countries are also analyzed in great depth, with four more detailed studies of the economic climate in Portugal, Ireland, Spain and Greece, exploring the implications of the crisis for economic policies of these countries.
Table of Contents
List of Tablesp. vi
List of Figuresp. viii
Prefacep. x
Notes on Contributorsp. xi
Can the Euro Survive after the European Crisis?p. 1
The European Financial and Economic Crisis: Alternative Solutions from a (Post-)Keynesian Perspectivep. 35
Debt Sustainability Revisitedp. 79
Greece's Sudden Faltering Economy: From Boom to Bust With Special Reference to the Debt Problemp. 119
The Irish Tragedyp. 159
Portugal's Best Way out of Economic Stagnation: Institutional Reform of the Eurozonep. 195
The Economic Crisis in Spain: Contagion Effects and Distinctive Factorsp. 235
Indexp. 269
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