As Greece’s economy nosedived in 2010, Cyprus’ banking sector began to bleed money tied to Greek investments.Read More
Spanish banks borrowed internationally to finance the housing boom, and thus suffered when the global markets fell into disarray after 2008.Read More
Since 2010, a number of politicians, bankers & businessmen have been prosecuted on charges related to corruption, while a number of fact-finding mechanisms were set up to document the ‘truth’ about the causes of the crisis.Read More
By early 2016, twenty-nine bankers had been successfully prosecuted and many of them received extended jail sentences.Read More
Well before the global financial crisis began in 2007, a number of ticking time bombs lay buried in Portugal’s economy.Read More
The Irish economic crisis came on the heels of Ireland’s ‘Celtic Tiger’ moment, more than a decade of rapid economic growth beginning in the early nineties.Read More
This project uses concepts of transitional justice to investigate how six European societies have come to terms with the origins and consequences of the post-2008 financial crisis.