publication . Article . 2014

Editorial introduction: Education in times of crisis

Zambeta, Evie;
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  • Published: 07 Mar 2014 Journal: Education Inquiry, volume 5, page 24,042 (eissn: 2000-4508, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Abstract
The international fiscal crisis that started in the USA in 2007, initially taking the form of housing bubble burst, toxic financial products and bankruptcy of large banks, has been followed by subsequent waves of countries that were confronted with severe economic recession. The crisis was first to be echoed in Iceland, and then to hit the European economies and the Eurozone itself. The impact of the crisis, however, was uneven among the European states. Mostly affected by the economic crisis were the countries of the European South (Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus) that were suffering from high public debt and deficit. These countries were obliged to ...
Subjects
free text keywords: European debt crisis, Welfare, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Debt, Recession, Unemployment, Financial services, business.industry, business, Austerity, Development economics, Economics, Bankruptcy
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publication . Article . 2014

Editorial introduction: Education in times of crisis

Zambeta, Evie;