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Tough talk but soft conditions? CEPS Commentary, 16 March 2011

Gros, Daniel. (2011) Tough talk but soft conditions? CEPS Commentary, 16 March 2011. [Policy Paper]

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    Abstract

    At the European Council on 11 March 2011, EU leaders agreed to the outlines of a new mechanism to deal with eurozone debt problems after the current mechanism expires in 2013. This Commentary argues that this mechanism is a continuation of the leaders’ preference for ‘tough talk and soft conditions’ and warns that the package is merely the next step down the slippery slope of EU taxpayers sharing the burden with Greek taxpayers.

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    Item Type: Policy Paper
    Subjects for non-EU documents: Countries > Greece
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > economic and financial affairs > financial crisis 2008-on and consequences/reforms
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > Centre for European Policy Studies (Brussels) > CEPS Commentaries
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 16:21
    Number of Pages: 3
    Last Modified: 23 Mar 2011 16:21
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/30357

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