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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Vol. XXI, Cyprus; Turkey; Greece

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Greece,History,NATO,Turkey

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1977-80v21

Provides documents on U.S. foreign policy toward the eastern Mediterranean region during the Carter Administration.  Focuses on trying to reunify Cyprus, restore Greece to the NATO military alliance, and to end the arms embargo directed against Turkey.  From the State Department

 

The Eurozone Crisis: Overview and Issues for Congress

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42377.pdf

Updates earlier reports with details of late summer events which calmed the financial markets.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

The Eurozone Crisis: Overview and Issues for Congress

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42377.pdf

Discusses the economic problems in the European Union related to the debt crisis which began in Greece in 2009, the policy responses by European leaders, and the potential exposure of the U.S. and its economy to the European problems.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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

Categories: European Union,Financial Crisis/Markets,Govt Finance,Greece

http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/171382.pdf

Reviews the background of Greece’s debt crisis, policy responses that have been tried by European Union and international organization officials, and the issues for the U.S. Congress.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the U.S. Department of State Foreign Press Center

 

European Financial Imbalances: Implications of the Eurozone Sovereign Debt Problem for U.S. Agricultural Exports

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/WRS1102/WRS1102.pdf

Explores a wide range of alternative macroeconomic outcomes to the debt problems of some European countries such as Greece and their potential impact on the exporting of U.S. agricultural products.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

International Comparisons of Hourly Compensation Costs in Manufacturing, 2009

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/ichcc_03082011.pdf

Reports that hourly compensation costs in manufacturing industries in the U.S. in 2009 were lower than in 12 European countries and Australia, but higher than in 20 other major manufacturing countries.  Average hourly compensation costs in manufacturing in the U.S. rose about 4% to $33.53.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

International Labor Comparisons: Country at a Glance

http://www.bls.gov/ilc/country.htm

Offers statistical comparisons of about 36 countries showing worker pay, productivity, unemployment, gross domestic product, and prices (for most countries).  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Over-Indebtedness of European Households in 2008

Categories: European Union,Financial Crisis/Markets,Germany,Great Britain,Greece,Statistics

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-SF-10-061/EN/KS-SF-10-061-EN.PDF

Reports that the proportion of individuals in households owing an amount larger than the monthly disposable income exceeded 5% in the United Kingdom, Germany, Cyprus, Austria, and Greece.  Provides data on debt for each of the European Union countries.  From Eurostat

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