A Financial Crisis Manual

Reflections and the Road Ahead

  • Dimitrios D. Thomakos
  • Platon Monokroussos
  • Konstantinos I. Nikolopoulos

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Introduction

    1. Dimitrios D. Thomakos, Platon Monokroussos, Konstantinos I. Nikolopoulos
      Pages 1-8
  3. The Industry Perspective

  4. The Case of Greece

  5. Crisis Economics and the Road Ahead

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Shanti P. Chakravarty
      Pages 257-280
    3. Alex Patelis
      Pages 281-307
    4. Dimitrios D. Thomakos, Platon Monokroussos, Konstantinos I. Nikolopoulos
      Pages 329-330
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 331-334

About this book


The recent financial crisis has generated many structural changes within the economy. Many issues are ongoing, and the question of how to recover from the crisis, and how to avoid another one, are continually addressed by scholars and practitioners everywhere. Where there is much discussion within academic and practitioner circles, there is not always adequate interaction between these schools of research. This book provides a thorough overview of the recent financial crisis from the perspective of both industry practitioners and academics specialising in the area. The first part provides practitioner insight on the crisis, and explores the causes and effects and of the recession, European public financing, ECB monetary policy and the Euro, the repression of financial markets, and financial stability. Part two focuses on the case of Greece, as a country still heavily impacted by the crisis, which has undergone various unorthodox policies imposed by the IMF, the ECB the EU. The third part provides insight from researchers and academics, covering an array of Economic theories and revealing new economics architectures available for the future. With informed views from both financial industry practitioners and academics, this book discusses current issues and implementable solutions for a faster post-crisis recovery.


crisis recession maroeconomics banking ecb imf monetary policy fiscal union debt sustainability eurozone brain drain euro financial markets foreign direct investment investment

Editors and affiliations

  • Dimitrios D. Thomakos
    • 1
  • Platon Monokroussos
    • 2
  • Konstantinos I. Nikolopoulos
    • 3
  1. 1.University of PeloponneseGreece
  2. 2.Eurobank Ergasias S.AGreece
  3. 3.Bangor Business SchoolUK

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