Analysis: Greece's political leaders have a tough job ahead

03/4/2010 | Economist (free content), The

Greece's latest austerity measures are probably enough to carry the nation through its debt crisis, but it falls largely to Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou to make them work, according to The Economist. A timetable set by the EU is quite demanding, and Greece will soon need to overhaul its tax laws and state pension system. "If Greece is to stay on course, Mr. Papaconstantinou and his team will have to keep putting in long hours," The Economist notes.

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