Ancient Athens under the lens of the modern microscopes Business File, September-October 2016, No 107 Apostolos Lakassas talks to Dr Takis Karkanas, director of the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archeological Science in Athens. Read the interview here.
The new age of e-Government: Public administration without borders Business File, June-July-August 2017, No 111 Public Administration stubbornly refuses the transformation to a modern e-Government despite the pressure from the citizens and the constant demand by the Europeans and the IMF. Stavros-Ioannis Benos, a true pioneer of e-Government in Greece, explains in his article this urgent [...]
Interview with Malcolm Hewitt Wiener Business File, November-December 2013, No 93 Greek Business File publisher Alexandra C. Vovolini met up with respected Aegean prehistorian and author Malcolm Hewitt Wiener in his New York home and discussed a range of issues spanning the past to the present. Read the interview here.
Greece can make it Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 BF asks Dora Bakoyannis, MP, NEA DEMOKRATIA Unfortunately, since 2015 we have paid a heavy bill for experimenting with Alexis Tsipras and Panos Kammenos. The economic situation is worsening and Greece is still far away from becoming a normal European country. Greece is trapped in an [...]
"Smart" energy systems for clean islands Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 Energy The EU’s new “clean island” initiative aims at reducing pollution caused by diesel power plants on islands that are not connected to the national grids of member-states. A political project backed by the European Commission, it will promote and support the [...]
Greek banks face tough battle as they eye the post bailout era Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 Banking Business File reports The probability of a comprehensive assessment of their assets has diminished but the upcoming stress tests continue to haunt Greek banks. Uncertainty over the outcome of the stress tests and regulatory actions have [...]
Greece plans more bond issues, eyes clean bailout exit Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 Bonds The country returned to the markets in November for the second time since 2014 with a liquidity management transaction, capitalising on fiscal outperformance, GDP growth and a smooth first round of talks for the third bailout review. Business File reports [...]
Brexit reignites the decades-old debate of Parthenon Sculptures Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 The Parthenon Sculptures Due to Brexit negotiations the debate for the Parthenon Sculptures to be returned to Greece is resurfacing again while the British Museum is sending a big NO once more. By Christian J. Hadjipateras The debate has lasted for [...]
Small time politics and big geopolitical games Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 US/Greece Relations The Greek side, addressing mainly its domestic audience, made every conceivable effort to bill the visit in geopolitical ramifications. Yet Greece has now a window of opportunity for a few years to “cultivate” its geographic significance and entrench its own [...]
Business File Announcement, December 2017 This last copy of Business File for 2017 is a “brain storm” of views, ideas and proposals of prominent Greek politicians, present, (and former), academics, economists and businessmen who answered the BF simple-yet difficult – question “What has to be done in 2018?” The question, BF thinks, is urgent, as the country touches the threshold of [...]