The Eurozone Crisis: Overview and Issues for Congress Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title The Eurozone Crisis: Overview and Issues for Congress

Creator

  • Author: Nelson, Rebecca M.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in International Trade and Finance
  • Author: Belkin, Paul
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in European Affairs
  • Author: Mix, Derek E.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in European Affairs
  • Author: Weiss, Martin A.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in International Trade and Finance

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2012-02-29

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 23 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign economic relations - U.S. - European Union
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign economic relations - European Union - U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International finance
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Euro-dollar market
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Finance
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Financial crises
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Politics and government
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Politics and government - European Union
  • Keyword: European Union

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: Europe
  • Place Name: Belgium
  • Place Name: Germany
  • Place Name: France
  • Place Name: Italy
  • Place Name: Luxembourg
  • Place Name: Netherlands
  • Place Name: Denmark
  • Place Name: Ireland
  • Place Name: United Kingdom
  • Place Name: Greece
  • Place Name: Spain
  • Place Name: Portugal
  • Place Name: Austria
  • Place Name: Finland
  • Place Name: Sweden
  • Place Name: Czech Republic
  • Place Name: Estonia
  • Place Name: Cyprus
  • Place Name: Latvia
  • Place Name: Lithuania
  • Place Name: Hungary
  • Place Name: Malta
  • Place Name: Poland
  • Place Name: Slovakia
  • Place Name: Slovenia
  • Place Name: Romania
  • Place Name: Bulgaria

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R42377
  • Accession or Local Control No: R42377_2012Feb29
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc86596