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Progress and Problems for Greece
Alkman Granitsas, Wall Street Journal, 29 April 2013
ATHENS—Greece's efforts to overhaul its dysfunctional bureaucracy still remain a work in progress, a new report showed Monday, underscoring the major challenges Athens still faces even as it rushes to secure new aid from international creditors. Despite renewed efforts in the past several months to both corral public spending and revamp its public sector, the latest report by the European Commission's Task Force for Greece warns that the country's ability to return to growth—after more than five years in recession—will depend on continued public-sector reforms.