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Greece’s Debt Crisis: Overview, Policy Responses, and Implications

Categories: European Union,Financial Crisis/Markets,Greece

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41167.pdf

Examines the causes behind the deficit problem in Greece, the danger that the crisis could spread to other European countries, and the implications for the U.S.  The latter include the possibility of wider trade deficits and damage to the U.S. economy.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists.