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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 56–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
...George C. Georgiou This essay analyzes Cyprus's financial crisis and its potential threat to the eurozone. The focus is on the economic consequences of the terms of the bailout agreement dictated by the Troika or Eurogroup for the Cyprus economy as well as its significance for any future bailouts...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 18–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and the result of error on both sides. While an interim agreement was reached on 20 February 2015 to extend Greece's bailout by four months, the longer-term outcome was far from clear. Social and economic pressures had been building in Greece since 2008, resulting in the 25 January 2015 election of a radical...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 30–54.
Published: 01 March 2016
... promising to end the austerity era. However, from its first days in office, the new government realized that keeping this promise would be a far greater challenge than winning the election. Cancelation of the austerity measures required renegotiation of Greece's bailout loans, loans that were conditional...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 95–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and are creating greater pressures across all parts of the land border with Greece.2 The Euro Crisis Cyprus has been made vulnerable to the political fallout from events taking place just 130 miles away in the Levant by a number of disparate factors. One of them is the EU bailout crisis in Cyprus...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Danopoulos. Yanis Varoufakis — an articulate, Western-­educated economist and a self-­professed game theory fan — was appointed minister of finance in the first anti-­austerity, left-­ wing SYRIZA-­led government that came to power in Greece in January 2015, following two emergency bailout agreements...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 74–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
... responsible for overseeing the Greek bailouts, consisting of a triumvirate of the European Commission, the International Monetary Fund, and the European Central Bank. Critics of the Greek coali- tion say that it creates its own sun, giving the economic outlook artificial color as in a solarium. The tan...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... also held a nationwide referendum in July in order to give the Greek government the domestic political wiggle room to restructure its financial obligations with its international creditors. Although the Greek people regis- tered their firm opposition to the bailout terms being negotiated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 5–17.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of revising the terms of Greece’s bailout agreement with its European creditors. The government then hit a brick wall in the form of German opposition to all its suggestions. Indeed, the German finance minister, Wolfgang Schäuble, almost immediately made his opposition personal, publically confiding...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Gregory XII in 1415. Meanwhile, Cyprus was forced to accept a European Union bailout, which damaged its reputation as an offshore banking and financial tax haven for wealthy, mostly Russian, businessmen. These three key events — and certainly all of the essays pre- sented in this issue...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 38–54.
Published: 01 December 2010
.... Long on promises and short on details, they failed to agree on what to do. While endorsing the Greek austerity program, the EU’s political divisions and the lack of details failed to pacify inves- tors. Greece insisted it was not asking for a bailout, but the EU’s lack of ideas, indecisiveness...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 55–70.
Published: 01 March 2016
... that led to the first bailout agree- ment in May 2010, see Graeme Wearden, “Greece Debt Crisis: Timeline,” Guardian, 5 May 2010, www.theguardian.com/business/2010/may/05/greece-­debt-­crisis-­timeline. Catsambas: The Greek Economic Crisis  57 the credit rating agency...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 1–6.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: Lessons from the Greek Crisis  5 and greater government expenditures. However, the way that bank bailouts were handled in several countries has further contributed to the rise in national debt. Repeated bailouts are, in effect, subsidies of the financial sec- tor that undermine incentives...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 46–61.
Published: 01 December 2011
... double the interest rate to take Greek rather than German debt, and attention began to focus on the specter of a Greek default. Within the EU, Greece’s financial crisis undermined the credibility of the EMU itself. As debate over an EU bailout for Greece raged in Berlin and Paris, the press began...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 32–52.
Published: 01 December 2017
... negotiations on reaching a financial bailout agreement. The new government’s desire to change basic elements of the economic policies implemented as part of the agreements led it to look for a new strategy in order to improve its negotiating position. The Greek government began to emphasize Greece’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 June 2015
... on by the global financial crisis. Since 2010, Greece has been forced into stringent austerity measures in order to receive periodic bailouts from international lenders and to allow the heavily indebted Greek government to continue to operate. As a result, Greece’s unemployment rate hit worryingly high...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 52–73.
Published: 01 September 2014
... minister Andreas G. Papandreou and grandson of former prime minister Georgios A. Papandreou, announced from the easternmost Greek island of Kastelorizo that the state was about to request a European Union and International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package that would finance Athens with a $45...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 149–152.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., www.neweurope.eu/article/george-­papaconstantinou -­interview/. 152  Mediterranean Quarterly: December 2016 After six years, billions of euros in new bailout loans, and two more memoranda —  one signed by the conservatives and another by the leftist-­dominated successor, both of whom came close...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 30–52.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... The coalition partnership soon broke up over legislation concerning the passing of austerity measures required for a Greek economic bailout to avoid bankruptcy. Before the crucial parliamentary vote, Karatzaf- eris withdrew his party from the ruling coalition. The parliament was nev- ertheless able...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 152–156.
Published: 01 December 2016
... with the US Information Agency for more than thirty years. 152  Mediterranean Quarterly: December 2016 After six years, billions of euros in new bailout loans, and two more memoranda —  one signed by the conservatives and another by the leftist-­dominated successor, both of whom came close...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 6–12.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... See Nigerian Stock Exchange, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigerian_Stock_Exchange. 4. World Bank. Obasanjo: Africa  9 pathy, bailouts, token programs, and perfunctory lip service will not address the challenges in this respect. Building our capacity through...