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Friday, July 7, 2017

Greece’s sovereign debt and economic realism | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal

Greece’s sovereign debt and economic realism | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal

After another six months of discussions, Greek debt negotiations succeeded in once again kicking the can down the road. This column analyses how sophisticated and experienced negotiators like the IMF, the Eurozone leadership, and by now even the Greeks, could have let negotiations drag out for so many years, and goes on to propose a plan which might be just radical enough to meet the needs of all parties.

check also Brookings paper: "Greek Debt Sustainability and Official Crisis Lending"