Europe’s Attack on Greek Democracy
Jun 30, 2015
The rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to outsiders to be the inevitable result of the bitter endgame playing out between Greece and its creditors. In fact, European leaders are finally beginning to reveal the true nature of the ongoing debt dispute, and the answer is not pleasant: it is about power and democracy much more than money and economics.
IMF Country Report 15/165: Greek Debt Sustainability Analysis
According to Reuters, Eurozone officials attempted to suppress the publication of this report.
Greece Has Made Tough Choices. Now It's the IMF's Turn.
Jun 18, 2015
The International Monetary Fund’s chief economist, Olivier Blanchard, recently asked a simple and important question: “How much of an adjustment has to be made by Greece, how much has to be made by its official creditors?” But that raises two more questions: How much of an adjustment has Greece already made? And have its creditors given anything at all?
Laid Low: The IMF, The Eurozone and the First Rescue of Greece
As Greece descended into a financial maelstrom in the spring of 2010, a small group of staffers at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) held top-secret talks with officials from the German and French finance ministries to discuss the idea of restructuring Greece’s debt.
Greece and the Eurozone
Apr 14, 2015
Yanis Varoufakis and Joseph Stiglitz discuss Greece’s financial challenges and the associated Eurozone politics in this exclusive conversation.
Identifying Weaknesses in the Eurozone
Dec 19, 2014
How should the Eurozone handle unemployment and other immediate hurdles?
Debt Restructuring versus Monetary Easing: The Eurozone Experiment
Since the outbreak of the Greek debt crisis at the end of 2009, the Eurozone finds itself in an unprecedented debt crisis.
Working Paper Series
Crisis and Recovery in the German Economy: The Real Lessons
Owing to its strong dependence on exports, Germany was among the economies hit hardest by the financial crisis.