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From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment: Reforms in Greece, 1974-2010

Stathis Kalyvas, George Pagoulatos, and Haridimos Tsoukas

Abstract

Ever since Greece's 1974 transition to democracy there has been constant talk of reforms. Major changes in its economy, society, and polity have attempted to bring Greek institutions and policies in line with more developed West European countries. Some reforms have come to fruition (creation of the NHS, Eurozone entry, banking liberalization, some privatization), others have recurred over the years (educational reform), while others have been spasmodic and elusive (pension and civil service reforms). The Greek malaise, widely felt and discussed in the country, has intensified the need for sti ... More

Keywords: Greece, reforms, NHS, Eurozone entry, banking liberalization, privatization, educational reform

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199327829
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327829.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stathis Kalyvas, editor
Yale University

George Pagoulatos, editor
Athens University of Economics and Business

Haridimos Tsoukas, editor
University of Warwick

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