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Where now for Greece?

The country has achieved one of the most dramatic transformations in public finances seen in modern times—but it is not out of the woods yet

By Vicky Pryce  

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Photo: Marios Lolos/Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

Greece seems to no longer be making the headlines it did just a couple of years ago. That was when the country was going through huge political and economic upheaval.

Mired in a debt crisis, it had elected the radical left wing Syriza government which was then forced to accept tough conditions for an EU bailout, the third since 2010, or face default—or even a forced exit from the euro. Then followed a period of further austerity with…

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