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Published: 12 November 2020

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780198857020

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The Politics of Bad Options

Why the Eurozone's Problems Have Been So Hard to Resolve

Stefanie Walter, Ari Ray, and Nils Redeker

  • First major study to quantitatively examine the Eurozone crisis in comparison to earlier crises and episodes of sustained current account surpluses
  • Original and detailed survey data from about 700 European interest groups on how they evaluated a large set of policy options
  • Provides an encompassing and unified framework for analysing crisis politics not just in deficit-debtor, but also in surplus-creditor countries

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