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“The Shortcomings of Greek European Policy and the Case Study of the Formation of the Banking Union”

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Abstract

Greece has been a Member State of the European Economic Community, and thereafter of the European Union (EU), since 1981. But despite a series of political and administrative reform efforts in the last 35 years, prompted to a great extent by its adjustment effort to absorb the community acquis, the country’s political and administrative systems are still facing important structural problems. Greece’s rather weak political and administrative capacity is illustrated by its relative failure in the timely and orderly transformation of its state apparatus so as to successfully prepare, and to implement, a national European policy, able to codetermine and profit from the steadily expanding and increasingly critical mass of European legislation and European practices in all policy sectors.

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European Union European Central Bank European Union Member State Resolution Scheme European Economic Community 
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  1. 1.International and European StudiesUniversity of MacedoniaThessalonikiGreece

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