Keeping Track of the Crisis

A handy chart in English from Dutch business newspaper NRC Handelsblad. Clickable map covers the EU-27 and includes debt, growth, unemployment, budget deficit and latest credit outlook.

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Freelance journalist based in Tbilisi, following stints in Atlanta, Budapest, Munich, Warsaw and Washington. Worked for a German think tank, discovered it was incompatible with repaying US student loans. Spent two years in financial markets. Bicycled from Vilnius to Tallinn. Climbed highest mountains in two Alpine countries (the easy ones, though). American center-left, with strong yellow dog tendencies. Arrived in the Caucasus two weeks before its latest war.

2 thoughts on “Keeping Track of the Crisis

  1. Doesn’t seem to be very accurate and up to date, does it? It is unrealistic even if one assume that the data is only provided until the q3 2008. Romania bears the sign of economic contraction while Ireland not, but the data on the chart shows the contrary and those are not the only peculiarities …

  2. Send’em feedback! There’s a button, and from the way they’re highlighting it (at least on the English pages) I think they’re planning to keep it a high-profile little graphic. Now that the coding is done, updating data is probably not very difficult. But only if readers show their interest…

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