The Eurozone Crisis: Overview and Issues for Congress

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The Eurozone's economic crisis threatens economic stability in Europe and beyond. Four specific economic challenges faced are high debt levels and public deficits, weaknesses in the European banking system, recession and high unemployment in some Eurozone countries, and persistent trade imbalances. Three issues for Congress regarding these challenges are how this situation will impact the US economy, IMG involvement, and how the US and Europe will cooperate to solve these issues.

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Creation Date: February 29, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Nelson, Rebecca M.

Analyst in International Trade and Finance

Creator (Author):
Belkin, Paul

Analyst in European Affairs

Creator (Author):
Mix, Derek E.

Analyst in European Affairs

Creator (Author):
Weiss, Martin A.

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 29, 2012
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Europe
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Belgium
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Germany
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France
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Italy
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Luxembourg
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Netherlands
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Denmark
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Ireland
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United Kingdom
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Greece
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Spain
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Portugal
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Austria
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Finland
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Sweden
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Czech Republic
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Estonia
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Cyprus
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Latvia
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Lithuania
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Hungary
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Malta
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Poland
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Slovakia
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Slovenia
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Romania
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Bulgaria
Description:

The Eurozone's economic crisis threatens economic stability in Europe and beyond. Four specific economic challenges faced are high debt levels and public deficits, weaknesses in the European banking system, recession and high unemployment in some Eurozone countries, and persistent trade imbalances. Three issues for Congress regarding these challenges are how this situation will impact the US economy, IMG involvement, and how the US and Europe will cooperate to solve these issues.

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23 pages.

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Keyword(s): European Union
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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