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The Eurozone Crisis and Austerity Politics: A Trigger for Administrative Reform in Greece?

The Hellenic Observatory research seminar


Greece was the first European Monetary Union (EMU) country to sign a Memorandum (MEFP) with the European Commission and the European Central Bank in order to secure financial assistance and prevent a total collapse of its economy following the severe international economic crisis. The MEFP (2010) and the more detailed Memorandum of Understanding on Specific Economic Policy Conditionality (SEPC) (2010), offered more elaborate steps of structural reforms that have affected all public services in Greece. The lack of major results and the stickiness of the 'Greek problem' have made Greece a unique case-study for evaluating both the recipe of the international donors and the domestic capacity for reform. A historical institutionalist approach and the concept of 'policy paradigm' are combined here in order to evaluate what are the conditions for a major administrative reform in time of crisis. The article focuses on the specific attempt to reform public administration during the Papandreou government in order to analyze the importance of both time and type of change in the success of a major reform programme.

Dr Stella Ladi is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary, University of London.

Dr Spyros Economides is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations and European Politics and Deputy Director of the Hellenic Observatory at LSE.


Speaker(s):

Dr Stella Ladi | talks
Chair: Dr Spyros Economides | talks

 

Date and Time:

6 November 2012 at 6:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Room J116 (Canada Blanch Room)
Cowdray House
European Institute, LSE
London
WC2A 2AE


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London School of Economics & Political Science
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