Comparison of EU Bank Bailouts

16/01/2013

Michael Taft uses Eurostat data here to compare the 'direct' impacts on General Government Deficits caused by the EU's numerous bank bailouts. In some cases these figures dont even capture the full cost of the bailouts as, for example, in the case of Ireland the €20 billion taken from the National Pension Reserve Fund is not included in the Eurostat figures.

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