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Greece economic crisis and its political implications on the European Union. (c2018)

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dc.contributor.author Mazloum, Leila
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-16T08:30:11Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-16T08:30:11Z
dc.date.copyright 2018 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2018-07-17
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/8637
dc.description.abstract Greece has recorded a peak level of its debts and budget deficits, which are considered to be the highest among the other European Union (EU) member states, making it the main focus of the debt crisis in the region. In addition to that, Greece is the first EU member state to request the assistance of other regional and international bodies, such as the EU and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in order to help her recover from its financial crisis. Therefore, and in order to reduce the crisis effect, these bodies have joined forces along with the Greek government and decided to impose austerity measures on Greece. This means that investors had to accept the idea that their investments will underpass some financial losses in this phase on the behalf of easing the debt payments over a short period of time and as soon as possible. It is expected a soon bankruptcy of the Greek government, making it, if it happens, the first developed country to face such a situation in half a century. This study focuses on the political origins of the Greek crisis in government overspending due to electoral consideration, the domestic economic trends and its political implications on Greece and the EU. In addition, it focuses on political factors leading to the crisis. Also looking into the political economy and the EU’s ability to continue, and the impact of its austerity measures. This research applies a comparative approach based on existing data. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Lebanese American University -- Dissertations en_US
dc.subject Dissertations, Academic en_US
dc.subject Financial crises -- History en_US
dc.subject Greece -- Economic conditions -- 1974- en_US
dc.subject Greece -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject European Economic Community -- Greece -- Economic policy en_US
dc.title Greece economic crisis and its political implications on the European Union. (c2018) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.term.submitted Summer en_US
dc.author.degree MA in International Affairs en_US
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200903441 en_US
dc.author.commembers Salamey, Imad
dc.author.commembers Rowayheb, Marwan
dc.author.department Social Sciences en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.description.physdesc 1 hard copy: xi, 87 leaves; 30 cm. available at RNL. en_US
dc.author.advisor Baroudi, Sami E.
dc.keywords Greece en_US
dc.keywords Greek financial crisis en_US
dc.keywords European Union en_US
dc.keywords Austerity measures en_US
dc.keywords Debt en_US
dc.keywords IMF en_US
dc.keywords Economy en_US
dc.keywords Political en_US
dc.keywords Monetary en_US
dc.description.bibliographiccitations Bibliography : leaves 80-87. en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.26756/th.2018.93 en_US
dc.author.email leila.mazloum@lau.edu en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/thesis.php en_US
dc.publisher.institution Lebanese American University en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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