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International Journal of Econometrics and Financial Management. 2017, 5(2), 60-68
DOI: 10.12691/ijefm-5-2-5
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Economic Recession in Spain: Exploring the Root Causes, Consequences and Recoveries for the Sustainable Economic Growth

Md. Habibur Rahman1, , Ramón Sanguino Galván2, and Ascensión Barroso Martínez2

1Department of Business Administration, BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2Department of Business Management and Sociology, University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain

Pub. Date: October 26, 2017

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Md. Habibur Rahman, Ramón Sanguino Galván and Ascensión Barroso Martínez. Economic Recession in Spain: Exploring the Root Causes, Consequences and Recoveries for the Sustainable Economic Growth. International Journal of Econometrics and Financial Management. 2017; 5(2):60-68. doi: 10.12691/ijefm-5-2-5


Spain is currently facing its worst financial and economic crisis in the last fifty years. The Spanish economic recession began in 2008 during the world financial crisis of 2007-08. The main cause of Spain's crisis was the burst of the housing bubble. The recession has implied a strong increase of the unemployment rate in Spain that surpassed 25% in 2012, the highest rate in western economies in that year. Therefore, this research aims at exploring the root causes, consequences and recoveries of the economic recession for the sustainable economic growth in Spain. In this study we systematically examine previous research on these topics of economic recession. This study also provides a theoretical basis for further studies on economic recession existing in other developed countries.

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