Tracing the best pandemic exit strategies

By |2020-10-14T13:10:21+03:00August 6th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, June-July-August 2020, No 126   Inevitable as it was, the lockdown bought out precious time for the exit strategy from the dangerous and unprecedented spiral in the economy and the society caused by the pandemic. Apart from a massive, rapid and eff ective government intervention, the next step is to cleverly test [...]

Views on the (new) crisis and the Greek economy

By |2020-09-15T15:19:48+03:00August 3rd, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, June-July-August 2020, No 126 By Nikos Vettas   The present recession is expected to be very deep, perhaps around the levels of the first years of the adjustment programs. Nevertheless, this new crisis puts the Greek economy in front of some major challenges and creates new opportunities based on the absolute and urgent [...]

Pandemia loves Greek fruits and vegetables

By |2020-09-15T15:32:38+03:00July 30th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, June-July-August 2020, No 126 By Symela Touchtidou   There are opportunities in every crisis. The coronavirus pandemic crisis is no exception. While most economic sectors, globally, suffer because of the pandemic, some thrive thanks to it. The best example in Greece are fruits and vegetables exports   The pandemic started a global discussion [...]

“Flattening the curve” in Greece: From the economic crisis to the coronavirus crisis

By |2020-09-15T15:41:48+03:00July 28th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, June-July-August 2020, No 126 By K. Botsiou   The effectiveness of the Greek lockdown was surprising; however, the exit from the lockdown proves definitely trickier than the quarantine, estimates Konstantina Botsiou, Associate Professor of Modern History and International Politics at the University of the Peloponnese   Greece has been widely praised for [...]

Dazed and Confused

By |2020-09-15T15:51:58+03:00July 23rd, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, June-July-August 2020, No 126 By Kyra Adam   Is Greece the modern Sisyphus? The country survived a tremendous 10-year economic crisis. The country absorbed at her detriment a refugee crisis, literally saving Europe. The country successfully handled the recent health crisis caused by Covid-19. By March 2020, Greece was reaching the top [...]

Smart cities improve the quality of their residents’ lives

By |2020-09-15T16:00:04+03:00July 21st, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, June-July-August 2020, No 126 AN INTERVIEW OF CHRISTOS CABOLIS BY GEORGE VAILAKIS   The common element of smart cities is the use of information technology to provide better services. Smart cities become more connected by refi ning the communication between city authorities and residents, they provide better mobility by tackling congestion and create a [...]

Saving Capitalism

By |2020-09-15T16:08:00+03:00July 16th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, June-July-August 2020, No 126 COMMENT by Nick Papandreou   What’s new in the Franco-German €500 billion bailout scheme announced just a few weeks ago? For one thing, it is specifically targeted to the countries whose economies were most aff ected by the lockdown, such as Spain, Italy and Greece, three members of [...]

Costas Grammenos Centre: The recipe for success

By |2020-09-15T16:13:08+03:00July 14th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, June-July-August 2020, No 126 SHIPPING   History takes us back in 1983, when Professor Costas Grammenos founded The International Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance and had the vision to introduce the three interlinked circles of Shipping, Trade and Finance, and along them a new approach to international business, the so-called global [...]

The two extremes of the pandemic: Industrial countries versus emerging & frontier economies

By |2020-09-15T16:29:45+03:00July 9th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, June-July-August 2020, No 126   Emerging markets and low-income countries will be faced by a synchronized deep crisis in the following months, estimates Elias Papaioannou, Professor of Economics at LBS. The big problem in Europe, he adds, is that each country’s capacity to cope with the health and the economic crisis differs [...]

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