Greece in the Euro: Economic delinquency or system failure? | University of Oxford

Greece in the Euro: Economic delinquency or system failure?

Speaker
Eleni Panagiotarea (Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP))
Event date
Event time
17:00 - 18:45
Venue
St Antony's College
62 Woodstock Road
70 Woodstock Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2 6HR
Venue details

European Studies Centre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
N/A
Disabled access?
No
Booking required
Not required

Greece banked on EMU. Entry into the eurozone was its ticket to macroeconomic stability, its modernisation jacket and its gateway to global markets. So how did such a promising start turn to dust so quickly? Was Greece the delinquent eurozone member whose fiscal downfall nearly brought down some of the world's strongest economies? Or was it the first victim of the euro’s system failure? An original approach to understanding how national institutions affect economic performance, diluting and disrupting single currency pressures for convergence and adjustment.