Marjolein van der Veen
Marjolein van der Veen is an economist who has taught economics in Massachusetts, the Seattle area, and in the Netherlands.
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Monday, June 03, 2013
Greece and the Crisis of Europe: Which Way Out?
The Greek economy has crashed, and now lies broken on the ground. The causes of the crisis are pretty well understood, but there hasn’t been enough attention to the different possible ways out. Our flight crew has shown us only one emergency exit—one that is just making things worse. But there is more than one way out of the crisis, not just the austerity being pushed by the so-called “Troika” (the International Monetary Fund (IMF), European Commission, and European Central Bank (ECB)).