Greece's Debt Crisis: Overview, Policy Responses, and Implications

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This report covers the sovereign debt crisis currently faced by the Eurozone which has culminated with Greece, which is at the center of the crisis, Ireland, and Portugal borrowing money from other European countries and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in order to avoid default. Topics covered include: the build-up of Greece's debt crisis, policy responses with limited success, and broader implications. Specific issues for Congress include how the U.S. economy and banking industry will be affect by these recent events.

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Creation Date: August 18, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Nelson, Rebecca M.

Analyst in International Trade and Finance

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Belkin, Paul

Analyst in European Affairs

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Mix, Derek E.

Analyst in European Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: August 18, 2011
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Greece
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Europe
Description:

This report covers the sovereign debt crisis currently faced by the Eurozone which has culminated with Greece, which is at the center of the crisis, Ireland, and Portugal borrowing money from other European countries and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in order to avoid default. Topics covered include: the build-up of Greece's debt crisis, policy responses with limited success, and broader implications. Specific issues for Congress include how the U.S. economy and banking industry will be affect by these recent events.

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24 pages.

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