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Can Spain break the curse of the periphery? The upcoming Spanish election and what it means for Europe

23 May 2016

Can Spain break the curse of the periphery? The upcoming Spanish election and what it means for Europe

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Author: Miroslav Beblavý

Series: CEPS Essay     No of pp: 8

In this CEPS Essay, Miroslav Beblavý takes stock of the changing situation in Spanish politics one month before the early elections, which are expected to take place on June 26th in the hope that a new government can finally be formed. He finds that in both in politics and in economics, Spain resides at an immensely important inflection point situated between the European periphery and its core.

Miroslav Beblavy is a Senior Research Fellow at CEPS and a Member of the Slovak Parliament.


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Can Spain break the curse of the periphery? The upcoming Spanish election and what it means for Europe
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