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Earl Gregg Swem Library

The Sea Route to Europe: The Mediterranean Passage in the Age of Refugees

Categories: Greece,Immigration/Migration,Italy,Middle East Conflict,United Nations

http://www.unhcr.org/5592bd059.html

Tables, charts, and narrative which describe the number of refugees arriving in the first 6 months of 2015, the reasons for their refugee status, the shift in the primary routes used by refugees, and the struggle of European countries to cope with the refugee tide.  From the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

 

Economic Crisis in Greece

Categories: Business/Economics,European Union,Financial Crisis/Markets,Greece

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/IN10295.pdf

Brief report on the background causes and current situation with regard to Greece’s economic crisis.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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

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